Niš, November 6, 2023.
In the "Officer Club" hall, in Niš on Monday, November 6, starting at 10:00 a.m., a training session called "Free Access to Information of Public Importance, Legislation and Practice" was held for more than 60 Information Officers from various public authorities.
The training was held by Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection Milan Marinović, Rosana Lemut - Strle lecturer from Slovenia, and Assistant Secretary General - Sector for Complaints and Enforcement in the Field of Access to Information of Public Importance Slavoljupka Pavlović. This training was conducted with the support of the multi-donor project "Support for Strengthening Rule of Law in the Republic of Serbia" (EU FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION AND FOR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS) financed by the EU and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC), whereas the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) is in charge for its implementation.
The training aims to familiarize Information Officers with the current legal solutions (in the EU and the Republic of Serbia) and to train them for the proper application of the Law on Free Access to Information of Public Importance.
Field trainings, which are implemented as part of project support in four selected local self-government units, are particularly important for raising the capacity of the application of the Law on Free Access to Information of Public Importance and also aim to raise awareness among the general public and inform citizens in this area.