Conference in Chile on FOI to Feature Piñera, Many Panels

6 April 2011

A  two-day conference in Chile will be conducted April 20-21 with the title, “Transparency as Modernization of the State; experiences, key actors and challenges.”

Being held at the Catholic University of Chile in Santiago, the conference is scheduled to begin with remarks by Chilean President Sebastián Piñera and the President of the Council for Transparency, Raúl Urrutia, according to a program in English. For information in Spanish see the website of Consejo para la Transparencia, the four-member watchdog council that oversees implementation of the law and rule on appeals.

The Chilean law went into effect in April 2009. (See previous report.)

Panels and workshops will address a variety of subjects including:

Measurements and findings, How to measure the impact of Transparency

Platform of Knowledge Management in Transparency: towards an international network

Building Transparency Indicators: cases

Institutional autonomy and transparency

Journalism and Access to Public Information

Analysis of the Council for Transparency Case Law

Transparency and Data protection: two faces of the same coin

File Management and Access to Information

ICTs, Good Government and Community

Good practices and Challenges on Active Transparency

Enabling and Enforceability of the Right of Access to Information

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