2023 marks the 10th anniversary of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights’ (African Commission) adoption of the Model Law on Access to Information for Africa (the Model Law). Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria will be organising a commemorative seminar on 27 and 28 September 2023, which aims to explore the status of access to information in Africa. 

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Date: 27 - 28 September 2023
Time: 10:00 - 16:00 (SAST)
Venue: Online (Zoom)

The seminar will explore the milestones, identify the challenges, and propose recommendations that will enhance the realisation of the right of access to information on the continent, including how access to information normative instruments such as the Model law can be effectively utilised to transform the right to access information aspirations into tangible benefits for the people of Africa.’

For more information, please contact:

Henok Ashagrey
Project Officer: Expression, Information and Digital Rights Unit
Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law,University of Pretoria


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