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Civil Society Demand: Human Rights must be at the Center of the Africa-European Union Relations

Civil Society Demand: Human Rights must be at the Center of the Africa-European Union Relations

Civil Society Demand: Human Rights must be at the Center of the Africa-European Union Relations The themes chosen for Africa-European Union April 2014 Summit reflect what a people-centred Partnership should be: a joint political commitment aimed at securing peace and prosperity for the people of Europe and Africa first and foremost... Read more

Africa Regional Access to Information Conference Concludes with Strong Recommendations

Africa Regional Access to Information Conference Concludes with Strong Recommendations

A two-day Africa Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation bringing together over 100 state and non-state actors from Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, was held in Abuja, Nigeria. The conference discussed and identified some emerging positive trends and clear challenges impeding effective... Read more

Statement - African Platform on Access to Information

Statement - African Platform on Access to Information

The Working Group of the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) met in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday, March 5 and Thursday, March 6, 2014. At the end of its meeting, the Working Group unanimously adopted and issued this Statement: 1. The Working Group calls on the African Union (AU) to... Read more

Launch of new global campaign to stop secret government contracting

Launch of new global campaign to stop secret government contracting

Madrid, Thursday 27 February 2014 - by Access Info Europe Today sees the launch of a new global campaign, Stop Secret Contracts, calling on world leaders to end secrecy in public contracting. The campaign is coordinated by the Open Knowledge Foundation, and signed by Access Info Europe along with signatories including... Read more

Côte d'Ivoire adopts Access to Information Law

Côte d'Ivoire adopts Access to Information Law

PRESS  RELEASE AFIC Congratulates Côte d'Ivoire on Adoption of Access to Information Law Kampala: February 5, 2014 African Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) congratulates the Government and people of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire upon the adoption of Access to Information (FOI) law.The adoption of the law is significant not only for Côte... Read more

Upcoming Events

Monday
28
Apr
Luanda, Angola
Starts at: 28 Apr, 2014 TO 12 May, 2014 (all-day)
Wednesday
14
May
Washington World Bank Headquarters
Starts at: 09:18
Wednesday
14
May
Washington World Bank Headquarters
Starts at: 09:18
Sunday
28
Sep
Kampala, Uganda
Starts at: 28 Sep, 2014 (all-day)

Welcome!

Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC) is a pan-African NGO and resource centre that promotes the right of access to information through comparative research, coordinating regional advocacy, facilitating information-sharing and capacity building.

On 22-23 September 2006, representatives of 30 civil society organisations from 16 countries in Africa met in Lagos to discuss ways to promote the right of access to information held by public authorities and, in particular, to share experiences regarding strategies for advancing the adoption of laws that fully protect this right. Read More...


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