On Friday, June 25, 2021, at 1:00 PM, the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection in cooperation with the USAID Government Accountability Initiative will hold an online Forum on Free Access to Information of Public Importance "Environmental Information - how hard is it to get it? " Participants will discuss the challenges in exercising the right to access information of public importance in the field of environmental protection, exchange experiences from the region, and emphasize the role of civil society organizations and journalists in this field. The aim of the Forum is also to present the potential for improvement of this right in the field of environmental protection.
Milan Marinović, Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection
Jacqueline Williams Bridges, director of the Government Accountability Initiative of the United States Agency for International Development
Slavoljupka Pavlović, Assistant Secretary General of the Commissioner
Mirjana Drenovak Ivanović, PhD, Associate Professor of Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade
Olivera Zurovac-Kuzman, Environmental Advisor, OSCE Mission to Serbia
Francesca Carlson, Senior Legal Officer, European Environment Bureau
Dr. Anamarija Musa, international expert on freedom of information, former Commissioner for Information of Public Interest of the Republic of Croatia
Aleksandar Perović, Executive Director, Ozone Movement, Montenegro
Mirko Popović, Programme Director, Ecological Association RERI Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute
Aleksandar Jovanović Ćuta, Environmentalist, Defend the rivers of Stara Planina
Dina Djordjevic, journalist, Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia CINS
All those interested can follow the online Forum via "Zoom" platform at the following link https://zoom.us/j/91348121778, and as well via live broadcast on the Commissioner’s official YouTube channel.