Pan African Conference on Access to Information
Sep 17, 2011

News points from Pan African Access to Information Conference

Tunisia just passed an ATI law this makes it 10 countries in Africa with a law.

Ghana, Liberia, Kenya and Tanzania have all put forward plans to be part of Open Government Partnership

African AU Model Law consultations continue and implementation guidelines will also accompany the law.

19 AU member states have explicit constitutional rights to access to information - Burkina Faso, Cameroon Cape Verde, DRC, Eritrea Ghana Guinea- Bissau, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda , South Africa, Senegal South Sudan, Tanzania ,Uganda and Zimbabwe.

PACAI seeking to push for a campaign to pass an Access to Information Convention for Africa.


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