Tell us why we should have an FOI legislation

The Selangor state government has initiated the move by tabling the bill, we believe the other states should do the same, and the Federal ruling party should work towards having a FOI law at the national level. Share with us why you think we need an FOI legislation.

Gayathry

Public forum on FOI – 12 August 2010

INVITATION TO A PUBLIC FORUM

“DO WE REALLY NEED A FOI ACT?”

a public forum on freedom of information act

Date: 12/8/2010 (Thursday)

Time: 8.00pm

Place: Huazong Conference Hall, 1/F,

No. 1,   KL Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall Building,

Jalan Maharajalela, KL.

Panelists:

Ms Gayathry Venkiteswaran

Director – Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ)

Mr. Tony Pua

Member of Parliament-PJ Utara

Mr. Andrew Khoo

Chairman- Human Rights Council, Bar Council Malaysia

Moderator:

Ms Ngeow Chow Ying

Vice Chair of KLSCAH-CRC, practicing lawyer

Jointly organised by:

The Civil Rights Committee- KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall

The Centre for Independent Journalism

Supported by:

A 20 Year Plan of Action (A20YrPoA)

The Coalition for Good Governance (CGG)

For further information, please contact:

Ms Fanny Chew, Huazong 20YrPoA Secretariat,

03 – 2273 4008.

A20YrPoA Public Forum Series (August)