Held on October 7, 2016, the forum gave an update on the coalition’s work and engagement with the government preparatory to the full rollout of the FOI EO. Here is a link to the coalition’s presentation on the timeline of the FOI under Duterte’s administration:
Prof. Solomon Lumba of the UP College of Law also presented an overview of the Inventory of Exceptions and the Right to Access Information in the Executive Branch. His presentation can be accessed through this link:
Representatives from DENR, DepEd, DA, and the DPWH gave updates on their preparations. The R2KRN gave a report on their FOI Manual monitoring of four agencies (DepEd, DOH, DENR, and DPWH).
The coalition also released its statement entitled “FOI in PDU30’s First 100 Days: Good Start, Big Balance of Work”, available here.