20 April 2009

FOIP Field Trip: India 2009

FOIP’s Project Manager, Charlotte Young, has returned from an International Field trip to India which included research, workshops, presentations, discussions and setting up networks with key individuals and organizations working in Freedom of Information in India. In just three weeks Charlotte visited individuals and organizations in Mumbai, Kalynyan (Maharashtra), Ahmadabad (Gujarat), Jaipor, Behar and Rural Villages in Rajasthan, Delhi, and Bangalore. Work conducted during this trip will feed in to the FOIP Capacity Building Project as well as the work of the newly-established PAIA Civil Society Network. An Executive Summary and a full-length Report will be published on SAHA’s website in May 2009.

For more information please contact Charlotte Young.

To view Newspaper Articles published in India about Charlotte’s trip visit:

India Express: Kudos for RTI System, 02 April 2009:

DNA 'Information is oxygen of democracy'

Charlotte also appeared in an interview with the ETV Network and in the Times of India newspaper.

Please note that the information contained in these articles is not 100% accurate. If you require clarification about the content of these articles please contact Charlotte Young.