Freedom of Information

Katiba Institute urges public entities and citizens to utilise the right to access information. 

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Katiba Institute held Access to Information sessions in Bungoma, Vihiga, Kakamega,and Kisumu Counties between 10 to 14 June 2024. Our meetings in Bungoma, Vihiga, and Kakamega were community engagements that targeted community representatives, local CSOs, and journalists. These culminated in a multistakeholder forum in Kisumu jointly convened with the Media Council of Kenya and attracted […]
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Access to Information: Katiba Institute hosts a community engagement on in Nakuru County. 

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Katiba Institute (KI), in partnership with Midrift Hurinet, organised a community engagement on access to information in Nakuru County on Thursday, 30 May 2024. Participants included local media, community representatives and civil society organisations. The activity was part of an ongoing project by Katiba Institute to empower state institutions and citizens to use access to […]
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Celebrating the International Day for Universal Access to Information

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Katiba Institute joined stakeholders to celebrate this year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information on 28 September 2023 in Kirinyaga County, Kenya. The event was convened by the Media Council of Kenya.  The International Day for Universal Access to Information is observed on 28 September to raise awareness about the critical role of access […]
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NEW PROJECT: Empowering State Institutions and citizens to use access to information   

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Katiba Institute, with support from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nairobi, is implementing a three-year project to empower state institutions and citizens to use access to information to promote human rights and good governance. The project, targeting Nairobi, Nakuru and Samburu counties, aims to promote proactive disclosure of information by public entities, thus encouraging citizen […]
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Journalists as Human Rights defenders

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Katiba Institute partnered with the Media Council of Kenya to engage journalists on their role as human rights defenders and effective use of the access to information law. The training, targeting majorly investigative journalists based in Nairobi, took place on 23rd and 24th February 2022 in Kajiado. Media Council of Kenya CEO Mr. David Omwoyo […]
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Katiba Institute trains Community Based Organizations on Access to Information

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Katiba Institute trained representatives from Community Based Organizations drawn from Trans Nzoia, Bungoma, Uasin Gishu, Elgeyo Marakwet, Nandi and West Pokot counties on Access to Information from 22 June 2021 to 25 June 2021 in Eldoret. The training aimed to help participants understand the Kenyan access to information law (ATI) as a tool for ensuring […]
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Katiba Institute and the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative Partnership on Access to Information

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Katiba Institute is partnering with the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) to undertake activities to promote the implementation of the Kenyan Access to Information (ATI) Act 2016. The CHRI is an independent, non-partisan, international non-governmental organization, mandated to ensure the practical realization of human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth. CHRI has supported access […]
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