Webinar: ‘Global Perspectives on the Right to Information: Insights from South Asia and Africa’

When?: 10:30 – 12: 00 GMT / 16:00 – 17:30 IST, December 18 2020.

This webinar explored the experiences and challenges faced by partners in different stages of their journey in the implementation of Right to Information (RTI) legislations, initaitives, and procedures. Drawing on the expertise and insight of RTI champions from across South Asia and Africa, this discussion identified best practices and opportunities for partners to co-create global, national, and local cultures of open governance and transparency.


Sanjor Hazarika, Director, Commonwealth and Human Rights Initative (CHRI)


Venkatesh Nayak, Programme Head, Access to Information Programme, CHRI India

Esther Ahulu, Programme Officer, Access to Information Programme, CHRI Africa

Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena, Right to Information Commissioner, Sri Lanka

Sherine Xavier, Director, The Social Architects, Sri Lanka