Zambia to host largest access to information conference since 2011: Pan African Conference on Access to Information

24 SEPTEMBER, 2013 – LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambia will play host to over 150 participants attending the second regional ACTION (Access to Information) conference titled ””””Leveraging Continental Developments to Enhance the Adoption of Access to Information Laws in Africa”””” on September 25th through to the 27th, organised by the Media Institute of Southern Africa and the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI).

The regional conference, which will be officially opened by the newly appointed Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, the Honourable Mwansa Kapeya, will include Zambian Members of Parliament, policymakers, representatives of UNESCO, the Southern African Parliamentary Trust, the Pan African Parliament, ATI advocates, civil society groups, local community leaders, private sector representatives, stakeholders and media practitioners.

About MISA Zimbabwe

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe was founded in 1996. Its work focuses on promoting, and advocating for, the unhindered enjoyment of freedom of expression, access to information and a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media.