The Freedom of Information Summit 2019: Weaving the Narrative of Good Governance and Public Participation through Access to Information

DATE AND VENUE

11 December 2019
The Peninsula Manila


PROGRAMME

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Welcome Remarks

ATTY. MARVIN R. GATPAYAT
Undersecretary, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO)

Keynote Speech

HON. RON P. SALO
KABAYAN Party List, House of Representatives

2019 Freedom of Information (FOI) Updates

ATTY. KRISTIAN R. ABLAN
Assistant Secretary and FOI Program Director, Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO)
2019 FOI Updates click to download

Transparency and Accountability through Access to Information

DIANA TORRES
Project Manager, Transparency and Accountability
United Nations Development Programme-Bangkok Regional Hub
Transparency and Accountability through Access to Information click to download

Sri Lanka's Right to Information (RTI) Act: Successes and Challenges

KISHALI PINTO-JAYAWARDENA
Commissioner, Right to Information Commission, Sri Lanka

Access to Information and the Public Interest

DAREN FITZHENRY
Commissioner, Information Commissioner's Office, Scotland

Breakout Session: Access to Information as a Sustainable Development Goal, FOI in Civic Technology and Youth Engagement in Championing FOI.

Breakout Session 1: Access to Information as a Sustainable Development Goal
Diana Torres
Project Manager, Transparency and Accountability
United Nations Development Programme-Bankok Regional Hub

Joana Bagano
Program Officer for Culture and Communication and Information
UNESCO National Commission Philippines
UNESCO and Access to Information

Breakout Session 2: FOI in Civic Technology
Junette Dawn Baculfo
Project Development Officer
James Nigel Panganiban
Information Analyst
Macqy Garcia
Information Analyst
Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) - DevLive
DevLive Presentation click to download

Engr. John Dill Macapagal
Information Technology Officer
Allen Dale Sapungen
Information Systems Analyst
Department of Budget and Management (DBM) - Project DIME
Project DIME Presentation click to download

Breakout Session 3: Ensuring Youth Engagement in Championing Freedom of Information
Comprehensive Championing of FOI in the Youth Sector
Vino Lucero
Youth Alliance for FOI
Youth Alliance for FOI Presentation click to download
Role of the Youth in Pushing for a culture of FOI in the Philippines
Arjay Mercado
FOI Youth Initiative
FOI Youth Initiative Presentation click to download
Campaigning FOI as part of the SDGS
Ranze Calderon
2030 Youth Force
2030 Youth Force Presentation click to download
FOI on Campus Level
Yuri Lemana
LPU UNESCO Club
LPU UNESCO Club Presentation click to download