As Liberia makes history as the first West African country to enact a comprehensive freedom of information law, The Carter Center is working with civil society organizations and government agencies to further an open society, support government accountability and transparency, and encourage Liberians to exercise their new right. In this video, Liberians give insight into why the right to access information is so important in this fragile democracy.
Global Access to Information Initiative: http://cartercenter.org/peace/americas/information.html
Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. The Center wages peace, fights disease, and builds hope worldwide.
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