International Right to Know Day

  The right of access to information is an important human right, necessary for the enjoyment of other human rights.   The right to information is essential for transparent and accountable government. The right of access to information makes possible the public involvement in formulating social policies and in the decision-making processes of governance.   […]

Global Conference on Universal Access to Information 2022

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The theme of the Global Conference on Universal Access to Information 2022 is “Artificial Intelligence, e-Governance and Access to Information". The global celebration will take place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on the 28 of September 2022, and will include a high-level opening, accompanied by an inter-ministerial roundtable on Access to Information and Artificial Intelligence with the participation […]

Borders, Boundaries, Pandemics

Around the world the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged borders. Governments have shut their borders to travel or layered in quarantine, testing, and vaccination requirements. This “new normal” for borders has severely challenged mobility between nations, including within regional blocks such as the E.U. It has also done the same within nations. Even more locally, restrictions […]