Conference on Right to Information (RTI)

 

The 3rd of February 2018, commemorated the first anniversary of the implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) law in Sri Lanka. In view of this first year, the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI) with the support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy, is holding a conference reflecting the first year of RTI implementation in Sri Lanka. The conference will have International speakers, who are subject matter experts,  sharing experiences working with RTI and implementing a successful RTI or Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as known in some parts of the world.

The conference will be held at the Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka on the 8th and 9th of May 2018. The SLPI kindly extends the invitation to all those who are interested in sharing and be part of this knowledge sharing event.

Details of the conference are as follows

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AGENDA

Agenda

 

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

The conference will have speakers from Norway, Mexico, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. The diverse speakers would be Commissioners of the RTI Commissions, Advocates from the Civil Society, Media Professionals, journalists and Good Governance promoters.

VISA

All parcipants should apply for their Visa’s directly with relevant Sri Lanka missions in their country. SLPI will provide invitation letters to support
the Visa process.

Registration Details (International Participants)

Conference Registration fee – US$ 100.  The registration fee will include snacks and lunch on conference days. It also includes the dinner on the 9th of May 2018.

For online Registration click here

For more information in regard to registration contact

Sri Lanka Press Institute
96, Bernard Soysa Mawatha(Kirula Road),
Colombo 05, Sri Lanka.
Tel. +94 11 4500155
Fax +94 11 5335 500
Email : rti@slpi.lk or info@slpi.lk

Hotel Accommodation

Cinnamon Red, Colombo
59 Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha,
Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Telephone : +94 11 2145145
Fax : +94 11 2145146
E-mail : infored@cinnamonhotels.com
B&B Room Rate – US$
Room only US$

For more details contact Cinnamon Red Hotel

Conference Venue

Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka
100/20, Independence Avenue
Colombo 07, Sri Lanka.

 

For more information and Registration

Sri Lanka Press Institute
96, Bernard Soysa Mawatha(Kirula Road),
Colombo 05, Sri Lanka.
Tel. +94 11 4500155
Fax +94 11 5335 500
Contact  :  rti@slpi.lk or info@slpi.lk