Access to information essential for building peace in northeastern Afghanistan – Reliefweb

KUNDUZ – During a series of UN-backed televised programmes in Afghanistan’s northeastern region, participants highlighted the importance of access to information as a necessary tool for fighting corruption, defending human rights and fostering peace.

Organized by the Kunduz regional office of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), the programmes were set up to bring panellists from civil society, provincial government and media outlets together to discuss a broad range of issues around access to information in the northeastern provinces of Kunduz, Takhar and Badakhshan.

Afghanistan has an Access to Information Law that guarantees every citizen the right to know what the government is doing, including on budget allocations for development projects and… Read More on Reliefweb