Event: Making Access to Information a Meaningful Right: The Freedom of Information Program One Year On

Freedom of Information vs. Privacy? The Challenge Before Us

05 December 2017
Author / Speaker: 
Jenina Joy Chavez, Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition
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Description: 

Data Protection Act (DPA) in the Philippines traces its history back to electronic Commerce and Cybercrime Acts. This presentation provides a brief history of the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation in the Philippines. It also outlines recommendations from the Right to Know Right Now! Coalition that could help have a better understanding of both DPA and FOI.

Geographical Focus: 
Philippines
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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