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Access to Information in Time of Crisis

When :

from Monday 28 September, 2020
to Monday 28 September, 2020

Where :

UNESCO, Online Zoom, Ethiopia

Contact :

Aderaw Genetu Tassew ag.tassew@unesco.org

Every year 28 September is celebrated as the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) after the 74th UN General Assembly proclaimed the day in October 2019 Recognizing the significance of access to information at a global level.

IDUAI 2020 will focus on to the right to information in times of crisis and on the advantages of having constitutional, statutory and/or policy guarantees for public access to information to save lives, build trust and help the formulation of sustainable policies through and beyond the COVID-19 crisis.

A national webinar is organized in connection to the day to discuss the importance of access to information in the COVID 19 crisis and beyond. 

organizers: UNESCO Addis and Ethiopian National Media Support (ENMS)

Partners: Ministry of Health, the Ethiopian Institution of the Ombudsman, Ethiopian Media Council, Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority, Ethiopian Public Health Institute.

Hundreds of participants will attend the event by directly registering to the webinar. The event will also be live-streamed on official UNESCO social media pages and there will be an extensive media coverage of the event.

Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Register now!