Saturday, October 10 • 16:00 - 17:00
FOIAs, RTIs, & Access to Information

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In this session you will learn tips and tricks to get information from various parts of the world. More than 100 countries now have freedom of information (FOI) and right-to-information (RTI) laws. The participants in this panel have broad experience creating, enforcing, and using these laws around the world. The panel features experts from East Asia, the United States, and Europe with first-hand experience in the rapidly changing field of FOI. 

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Brigitte Alfter

Managing Editor, Journalismfund.eu
Co-founder and Managing Editor at Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Brigitte is a senior Danish-German journalist, she has won multiple awards and is proud that these awards were always granted to her and team members.Having... Read More →

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Sheila S. Coronel

Academic dean, Columbia University
SHEILA S. CORONEL is academic dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. She is concurrently also director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and Stabile professor of professional practice. She began her reporting career in the Philippines... Read More →
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Helen Darbishere

Founder / Director, Access Info Europe
Helen Darbishire is a founder and former chair of the Freedom of Information Advocates Network, which inaugurated the "International Right to Know Day" in 2002; the day is now celebrated around the world. Access Info Europe drafted the right to information indicators for the recently... Read More →
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Emilia Díaz-Struck

Editor-at-large, Global Investigative Journalism Network
Emilia Díaz-Struck is the incoming executive director of the Global Investigative Journalism Network. She is currently GIJN's editor-at-large and will take over the reins at the end of GIJC23. She was formerly ICIJ’s data and research editor and Latin American coordinator. She... Read More →

Kevin Goldberg

Member, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC
NLA Legal Counsel

Saturday October 10, 2015 16:00 - 17:00 CEST
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