Monthly Archives: September 2020
Joint Statement on International Right to Know Day: Right to Information is Crucial in a Crisis
28 September 2020. On this International Right to Know Day, the Centre for Law and Democracy joins with other civil society organisations from around the world in calling on governments to avoid using the COVID-19 crisis as a pretext for limiting the right to information. Instead, we are urging governments at least to restore and … Continue reading
Happy International Right to Know Day!
28 September 2020. 28 September, International Right to Know Day, is a day when people around the world celebrate the importance of the right to access information held by public authorities (the right to information). This year, International Right to Know Day also represents the 10th anniversary of the launch of the RTI Rating, which … Continue reading
CLD Director to Moderate UNESCO High-Level Panel
27 September 2020. UNESCO is hosting a series of events to celebrate the United Nations’ International Day for Universal Access to Information or International Right to Know Day, 28 September. Toby Mendel, CLD Executive Director, will moderate the High-Level Panel, taking place from 1400-1530 Paris time that day. The panel, titled Access to Information – … Continue reading
Interested in an Exciting International Human Rights Career? Come Work With Us!
3 September 2020. The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) is seeking a Legal Officer to begin working with us as soon as possible. We are looking for a successful, highly motivated person who will work from Halifax, Canada. The successful applicant will be rewarded with exciting legal work in countries all over the world, … Continue reading