I’ll be giving a talk on the right to information at the Centre for Policy Research’s Accountability Initiative in Delhi on Tuesday December 11. Details here. I’ll also be giving a lecture in the Department of Anthropology at Vidyasagar University in Medinpur on December 14. Details here.
Read a December 16 story in Kolkata’s Statesman about my lecture at Vidyasagar University.
New Zealand’s Dominion Post has just published my oped, “Transparency is vital in these times.” The oped is based on my address to the Tenth World Conference of the International Ombudsman Institute in Wellington NZ last week. Read the article.
I spoke on the opening panel of the Tenth World Conference of the International Ombudsman Institute in Wellington, New Zealand on November 14, 2012. The topic was Transparency in Troubled Times. Read a media release about the talk. Photo: fellow panelist Helen Clark, UNDP administrator, and Dame Beverley Wakem, Chief Ombudsman of New Zealand and IOI President.
The Office of Canada’s Information Commissioner has just posted a paper I wrote for them about reform of Canada’s Access to Information Act. Read the paper.
The Secrets of Law, a volume produced by the Department of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Dartmouth College, is now available on Amazon. It includes my chapter on secrecy during the War on Terror, “Open Secrets and Dirty Hands.” The manuscript version of the chapter can be downloaded from SSRN.
Luke Allnut discusses my recent article on WikiLeaks in today’s column on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Also related pieces from Brazil’s Exame, South Africa’s Legal Brief Today, and DemocraticUnderground.com.
I gave a talk on April 10 at the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau in Beijing, along with John McMillan, Information Commissioner of Australia. The talk was organized by the Bureau in partnership with the Carter Center in Atlanta.
I’ll be giving a public lecture in Beijing on April 8 with John McMillan, Information Commissioner of Australia. The lecture is organized by Tsinghua University Law School in conjunction with the Carter Center. We’ll also participate in an all-day forum at the law school on April 9.
Today’s Toronto Globe and Mail includes an editorial commenting on my article about WikiLeaks in the current issue of International Review of Administrative Sciences. Says the G&M: “WikiLeaks did not transform the political world.” Also a story in the Times of India. There is also a March 28 interview about the article on the Pacific Standard website.
I’ll be one of the speakers at the 10th World Conference of the International Ombudsman Institute in Wellington, NZ in November. Working title for the talk: Transparency in Troubled Times.