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Lobby group Article 19 champions access to information

Keynote address at the dinner was delivered by CAJ commissioner Lucy Ndungu

In Summary

• Gala dinner themed: 'Promoting access to information as a diver for sustainable development'

Access To Information Commissioner at CAJ Lucy Ndungu delivers the keynote address.
Access To Information Commissioner at CAJ Lucy Ndungu delivers the keynote address.
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Article 19, Eastern Africa, an NGO that defends freedom of expression and information, on Thursday night threw a gala dinner at Nairobi’s  Crowne Plaza Hotel.

The dinner, themed “Promoting access to information as a driver for sustainable development”, took place ahead of the International Right to Know Day on Saturday.

 

The keynote address was delivered by the Access To Information Commissioner at CAJ Lucy Ndungu, who was accompanied by the commission’s vice chairman Washington Opiyo. The MC was Article 19 senior programme officer for access to information Sandra Musoga.

Present were CAJ’s Micah Nguli, Irene Karbolo and Viola Ochola besides  Mzalendo NGO's Jessica Musila, and Churchill Ongere and Sigi Mwanzia, both of Article 19.

Article 19 ATI senior programme officer Sandra Musoga
Article 19 ATI senior programme officer Sandra Musoga
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CAJ vice chairman Washington Opiyo Sati
CAJ vice chairman Washington Opiyo Sati
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Mzalendo NGO senior adviser Jessica Musila
Mzalendo NGO senior adviser Jessica Musila
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CAJ director for research Micah Nguli, legal officer Irene Karbolo and legal directorate manager Viola Ochola
CAJ director for research Micah Nguli, legal officer Irene Karbolo and legal directorate manager Viola Ochola
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Article 19 digital policy fellow Sigi Mwanzia and programme officer Churchill Ongere
Article 19 digital policy fellow Sigi Mwanzia and programme officer Churchill Ongere
Image: Musembi Nzengu