Transparency 3.0 FOI: Asian Perspectives, Philippine Impact


Learn how the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill will impact YOU.

Asia Society Philippines, INCITEGov and Young Public Servants presents Transparency 3.0 Freedom of Information: Asian Perspectives, Philippine Impact on December 1, 2014 from 1:00-5:30PM at the Asian Institute of Management.

Knowledge and understanding of Freedom of Information (FOI) is crucial to the different members of Philippine society as it is a tool significant to reducing corruption and increasing transparency, accountability and citizen involvement.  To provide a better understanding of FOI and its implications to our society, we have gathered a distinguished panel of local and foreign subject matter experts.

What are the important aspects of a strong FOI law?

  • Cong. Teddy Baguilat Jr., House of Representatives
  • Sen. Juan Edgardo "Sonny" M. Angara, Committee on Public Information, Senate (invited)
  • Moderated by: Prof. Mario Lopez, Asian Institute of Management

What can we learn from our neighbors who have already implemented FOI/RTI?

  • Shri Yashovardhan Azad, Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission, India
  • Natalia Soebagjo, Chair of Executive Board, Transparency International Indonesia
  • Moderated by: Prof. Francisco Roman, Asian Institute of Management

What is the value and implications of FOI for the various sectors?

  • Ramon del Rosario, Chairman, Makati Business Club
  • Melinda Quintos de Jesus, Executive Director, Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility
  • Vincent Lazatin, Executive Director, Transparency & Accountability Network
  • Raissa Robles, Correspondent, South China Morning Post
  • Moderated by: John Nery, Editor-in-Chief,

Program Fee (inclusive of snack)
P500 - Regular
P250 - Asia Society Members, Government, Civil Society, Academe


Event Details

Mon 01 Dec 2014
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Asian Institute of Management, Makati
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