Workshop

Article 19 Training Course: Right to Information

Freedom of Information

This is a training of the trainers course to kick start the series of Freedom of Information seminars to work towards the adoption of data protection legislation in Malaysia.

Details

Training Course

Right to Information

6-8 January 2009

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

TUESDAY, 6 JANUARY

09:30 – 10:00: Opening Session: Introductions and Expectations, Comments on the Agenda, Objectives

10:00 – 10:30: Break

10:30 – 12:00: Session 1: What is the Right to Information and Why is it Important?

12:00 – 13:30: Lunch

13:30 – 15:00: Session 2: The Malaysian Context: Secrecy Rules and Practice and Opportunities for Right to Information Legislation

15:00 – 15:30: Break

15:30 – 17:00: Session 3: Legal Bases: Freedom of Expression under International Law

WEDNESDAY, 7 JANUARY

09:00 – 10:30: Session 4: Basic Principles Governing the Right to Information

10:30 – 11:00: Break

11:00 – 12:30: Session 5: Processing Requests for Information

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch

13:30 – 15:00: Session 6: Proactive Publication Obligations

15:00 – 15:30: Break

15:30 – 17:00: Session 7: Exceptions to the Right of Access

THURSDAY, 8 JANUARY

09:00 – 10:30: Session 8: Appeals Against Refusals to Provide Access

10:30 – 11:00: Break

11:00 – 12:30: Session 9: The Role of Different Bodies in Promoting Openness

12:30 – 13:30: Lunch

13:30 – 16:00: Role Play Exercise

15:00 – 16:30: Break

16:30 – 17:00: Comments and Closing

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Venue

Kuala Lumpur

Contact

Dr. Thomas S. Knirsch

Dr. Thomas S

Authorized Representative Myanmar Office

Thomas.Knirsch@kas.de +95 1 2307 -806/-807

Provided by

Malaysia Office