On April 2nd, Toby Mendel and Laura Notess of The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) hosted a GFMD member-only webinar titled Right to Information in the Time of COVID-19. CLD promotes fundamental rights for democracy, with an emphasis on freedom of expression, freedom of association, the right to information, and digital rights.
On December 2nd, 2019, ARTICLE 19 released the most recent edition of their Global Expression Report which outlines and summarises all major developments in freedom of expression around the world, noting that freedom of expression is at its lowest point in a decade.
23-24 September 2019 – Oslo, Norway
mySociety will be hosting the third AlaveteliCon, the Freedom of Information (FOI) technologies conference.
Deadline: 13 September 2019
Job Opportunity The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) is seeking a new Legal Officer to join their team in Halifax, Canada. The Legal Officer will have a range of responsibilities related to safeguarding human rights, including freedom of expression and the right to information.
13 March 2019 – Johannesburg, South Africa
Article 19, the Right 2 Know Campaign, Hivos and the Campaign for Freedom of Information invite you to attend a discussion on the on three key issues for sustainable development in Africa.