African Media Stakeholders Virtual Conference on Access to Information
UNESCO is partnering with the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) and the Media stakeholders across the continent, in hosting the African Media Stakeholders Virtual Conference to mark the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI), under the Theme Access to Information in Africa- Saving lives, Building Trust, Bringing Hope !
Date: Monday, September 28, 2020, from 08.30 West African time,11.30 East African Time and 10.30 South African and Central African Time
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Panel 1: Access to Information and the COVID 19 Crisis in Africa: Information Stagnation, Policy Failure of Lack of Government Transparency. Have we been able to save lives, build trust and bring hope to the African Citizenry?
Panel 2: Gender Dimension of Access to Information in Africa: What are the inequality gaps in access to information legislation in Africa and how does it affect Women?
Panel 3: Challenges in Covering COVID 19: Advocating for Policy guarantees for access to information implementation in times of crisis. A Journalists Perspective.
Interpretation will be available in French, English, Arabic and Amharic
This African Media conference is a supported by UNESCO Addis Liaison Office to AU and UNECA, UNESCO Multidonor Fund on Freedom of Expression and the Safety of Journalists, The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)