14 September 2017

Celebrating Universal Access to Information Day

This year SAHA will be participating, on 28 September, in a celebration of Universal Access to Information Day. This event, co-hosted by the South African Human Rights Commission, the Information Regulator and the Open Democracy Advice Centre (ODAC), will be focused on:

  • Achieving a better understanding of mandatory compliance obligations in the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA);
  • Understanding the importance and benefits of proactive disclosure;
  • Establishing a multi-stakeholder network for asssitance and benchmarking of best practices to improve PAIA implementation; and
  • Learning how public and private institutions can integrate access to information and the regulation of personal information into their operational planning.

Download an invitation to the Universal Access to Information Day celebrations here