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November 12, 2013

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November 12, 2013

Useful Links

www.freedominfo.org www.opendemocracy.org.za www.istinfo.net www.right2info.org www.r2knigeria.org www.cartercenter.org www.article19.org www.fxi.org.za www.windhoekplus20.org www.apai.org www.africanplatform.org


OGP in Africa: Civil Society Organizations Share Experiences
November 12, 2013

OGP in Africa: Civil Society Organizations Share Experiences

The Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC), in collaboration with the World Bank Institute, has organized a video conference for civil society organizations (CSOs) from the five Open Government Partnership (OGP) countries in Africa (Ghana, Liberia,...


Francophonie: AFIC Urges Adoption of ATI Frameworks
November 12, 2013

Francophonie: AFIC Urges Adoption of ATI Frameworks

The Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) has called on Heads of State and Government of La Francophonie to consider adoption frameworks that promote citizens’ right to information during their summit in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic...


Zambia: Reflecting on access to information legislation
November 12, 2013

Zambia: Reflecting on access to information legislation

Despite the absence of widespread documented evidence on the benefits of access to information (ATI) legislation, its role in advancing the progress of open democracy in countries where the legislation exists cannot be disputed. ATI...


African Commission Commends AFIC
November 12, 2013

African Commission Commends AFIC

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, Advocate Pansy Tlakula has commended Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) and other civil society...


ATI Enhances Value for Money in Public Contracting
November 12, 2013

ATI Enhances Value for Money in Public Contracting

The first ever Global Conference on Open Contracting held in Johannesburg, South Africa from October 23-26, 2012 has concluded that accessing contract documents is very important for the realization of value for money in public...


Why Africa Needs Open Legislatures
November 12, 2013

Why Africa Needs Open Legislatures

This post was co-written by Peter Veit of the World Resources Institute and Gilbert Sendugwa, Coordinator and Head of Secretariat for the Africa Freedom of Information Centre.   Open government requires an open executive branch,...



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