Tag: right to know

For the right to know: conclusions of the meeting in the French Senate

For the right to know: conclusions of the meeting in the French Senate

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, a round-table discussion entitled “For the recognition of the Right to Know” took place in Paris at the Senate of the French Republic. The event was organized by Senator André Gattolin in collaboration with the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”. Representatives of the political sphere and representatives of oppressed peoples from different regions

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Conclusions of the meeting on global warming and right to know

Conclusions of the meeting on global warming and right to know

On Monday, June 5, 2017, on World Environment Day, at the headquarters of the Italian Society for the International Organization (SIOI) in Rome, took place the conference: “Global Warming: the Right to Know and the responsibilities of the international community“. The event was organized by the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL) and SIOI, together with the

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Paris, Senate: round-table for the recognition of the right to know

Paris, Senate: round-table for the recognition of the right to know

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, in the French Senate, the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” and  Senator André Gattolin organize a round-table discussion on the right to know as a tool for the transition towards the Rule of Law. In an increasingly globalized world where many executive decisions are taken at an accelerated pace, often overriding the usual processes of democratic

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5th June: Meeting on the World Environment Day

5th June: Meeting on the World Environment Day

On the 5th of June, World Environment Day, the Nonviolent Radical Party together with SIOI, Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, Hands Off Cain, Siracusa International Institute and IAI will hold a conference on the right to know applied to environmental issues. The recent appointment of Scott Pruitt as head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) re-opened the debate

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Presented at the Siracusa Institute the document illustrating the right to know

Presented at the Siracusa Institute the document illustrating the right to know

On Monday, May 29th, the document instructing the campaign led by the Nonviolent Radical Party transnational transparty (NRPTT) together with a coalition of organizations for the recognition by the United Nations of the universal right to know was presented at the Syracuse International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights. The initiative stems from Marco Pannella’s attempt to prevent military action

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Explanatory document on the right to know presented

Explanatory document on the right to know presented

In a press conference called on Thursday 25 May at the headqarters of the Nonviolent Radical Party trasnational and transparty, Amb. Giulio Terzi, Paolo Reale, Laura Harth and Matteo Angioli presented the explanatory document setting out the concept definition of the right to know. The final document had been published earlier on 12 May 2017 for the Conference “Information and public

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Conclusions of the conference of 12 May 2017

Conclusions of the conference of 12 May 2017

On Friday, May 12, in the Defense Committee Room of the Senate of the Republic, in Rome, the Radical Party together with GCRL, Hands Off Cain, the Siracusa International Institute, SIOI and IAI held the conference “Information and Public Debate in XXI Century Consolidated Democracies. Lessons from Italy: What Problems and which Reforms?”. Politicians, academics and members of the media, as

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The Right to Know defined: Publication by the Scientific Committee

The Right to Know defined: Publication by the Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee to the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, presided by Prof. Em. Cherif Bassiouni, presents the concept definition and background document to the Right to Know. This document will guide the promoters for the adoption of this human right in their campaign and serve as a basis for further debate at all relevant Institutions

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Brexit and Right to Know

Brexit and Right to Know

Brexit, the vote in Great Britain and the right to know* The national elections in the UK are already upon us. These elections will be central to handling the issue of Brexit: will the next government take an even harder negotiating posture with Brussels, or will it show flexibility to get the most out of Brussels? The stakes are high:

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