Transparency Institute to host Freedom of Information seminar

Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc. (TIGI) is scheduled to hold its official launch on September 3 at the Demerara Mutual Conference Room, when it will also host a seminar on Freedom of Information and the Access to Information Bill.

There will be presentations at the seminar by the government, TIGI, and the Guyana Bar Association, TIGI said in a press release.

It stated also that a representative of Transparency International has been invited to attend to address the gathering on the UN Convention on Corruption.

The seminar will be the first in a series of seminars designed to address issues of transparency and accountability in the public and private sectors.

A limited number of places are available to members of the public and to secure a place, persons are kindly asked to call 664-3639, the release concluded.

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