‘Right to Know Week’ to be observed Sept.27-Oct.1


A slew of activities have been planned for Access to Information ‘Right to Know Week’, which will be observed from Monday September 27 to October 1 under the theme ‘The Right to Know – Building Back Better with Access to Information’. .

Being spearheaded by the Access to Information Unit (AIU) in partnership with the United Nations (UN) in Jamaica, , Senior Director in the AIU, Damion Cox says the week will focus on promoting the Access to Information Act.

Emphasis will be placed on how the law empowers citizens to make informed decisions to participate more in democracy and national decision-making, and its importance as a mechanism of transparency, accountability, and good governance.