Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information

IPDCtalks: Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information 

In celebration of the second international Day for Universal Access to Information

On 28 September 2017, the IPDC will host the second whole-day event 'IPDCtalks: Powering Sustainable Development with Access to Information'. The 'IPDCtalks' will be held to highlight and elaborate on the importance of Access to Information for all sustainable development efforts around the world. It will consist of a series of attractive and dynamic talks from global public leaders, top journalists, young intellectuals and community leaders. While some of the speakers will elaborate on the key role of Access to Information for the achievement of a particular Sustainable Development Goal, others will reflect on the essential role of Access to Information for our society and future.

If you are interested in joining the 'IPDCtalks' in Paris on 28 September, request an invititation via the online registration form. If you are not able to attend the 'IPDCtalks', but still interested in joining the debates, you can follow the 'IPDCtalks' live broadcast on our website.

Share your opinion and join the discussions online via Twitter and Facebook: #IPDCtalks #SDGs #AccessToInfo.

The event will be organized in partnership with the Information for All Programme (IFAP).

Watch the teaser video for the IPDCtalks 2017 

 

Watch the IPDCtalks 2017 statement "No Future Without Access to Information"

(Christophe Deloire, Secretary-General Reporters Without Borders)

 

Watch the IPDCtalks 2017 statement "Access to Information encourages Critical Thinking"

(Georja Calvin Smith, Journalist FRANCE24)

 

What are the IPDCtalks and why do we need access to information?

Watch our video (Guy Berger, UNESCO Director for Freedom of Expression & Media Development)