Fecha: (10/4/2021 11:27:30 AM)
San José, Costa Rica. On September 28, 2021, as part of the celebration of the International Day of Universal Access to Information, the Judiciary of Costa Rica and the National Commission for the Improvement of the Administration of Justice (CONAMAJ) held a forum on “Access to Public Information in the Context of Open Justice.
The forum included a juridical analysis of the right to access to public information from the parameters established by the Organization of American States, its development and its relationship with open justice and the situation of this right in Guatemala.
Ana Virginia Calzada Miranda, former President of the Constitutional Chamber of Costa Rica, moderated the event. Welcoming the participants and the public were Alejandro Sánchez Garrido, Coordinator of the Open Justice and Transparency Component of the USAID Justice and Transparency Project, and Judge Fernando Cruz Castro, President of the Supreme Court of Costa Rica.
This was followed by the following lectures:
The activity concluded with words from Sara Castillo, Executive Director of CONAMAJ.