Training - PAIA

South Africa

SAHA

PAIA Resource Kit - The PAIA Resource Kit provides step by step instructions on how to complete the forms required to submit a PAIA request.

PAIA Workshop Guide - The PAIA workshop Guide is a comprehensive training manual for people wanting to learn how to use PAIA.

PAIA: Case Studies from Civil Society DVD and Guide - The PAIA: Case Studies from Civil Society DVD is an interactive training tool which outlines the key issues around PAIA.

Accessing Information for Better Basic Education - This guide is designed to assist individuals, communities and organisations in the basic education sector with understanding and using the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (PAIA) as a strategic advocacy tool to bring about the change needed to realise the right to a basic education.

Accessing Information for Your Community - The Accessing Information for Your Community guide summarises the legal right to information and highlights the important role that access to information can play in the achievement of your community's advocacy goals and the protection of your rights.

Accessing Information in the LGBTI Sector - The Accessing Information in the LGBTI Sector guide is designed to assist persons in the LGBTI sector to make requests under the Promotion of Access to Information Act.

Using PAIA to Promote Housing RightsThis guide was designed to assist advocates in the housing sector to recognise the important role that access to information can play in the achievement of their advocacy goals.

Visual Training Tools - The visual training tools are a series of posters designed to illustrate various aspects in accessing information in South Africa using PAIA.

Open Democracy Advice Centres

’22 most frequently asked questions about PAIA’

PAIA in plain language'


Africa

Media Rights Agenda (Nigeria), A Citizen's Guide to the Freedom of Information Act, 2011

Media Rights Agenda (Nigeria), Frequently Asked Questions About the FOI Act, 2011

Media Rights Agenda (Nigeria), Freedom of Information Act, 2011 (Simplified and Abridged Version)

South African History Archive, LGBTI and Access to Information in Africa - The LGBTI and Access to Information in Africa guide is designed to assist persons in the LGBTI sector in Africa to recognise the important role access to information can play in the achievement of their advocacy goals and the protection of their human rights.


International

Access Info Europe & Network for Reporting on Eastern Europe, Legal Leaks Toolkit: A guide for journalists on how to access government information

Access Info Europe, The Aid Transparency Toolkit: What you always wanted to know about aid and how to get the informationA guide for civil society organisations and members of the public

Access to Information Programme (Bulgaria), How to Apply the Access to Public Information Act

Access to Information Programme (Bulgaria), How To Get Access to Environmental Information Handbook

Article 19, Freedom of Information Training Manual for Public Officials

Centre for Good Governance (India), The Right to Information Act 2005: A Guide for Civil Society Organisations

Centre for Good Governance (India), A Handbook for Trainers: The Right to Information Act

Centre for Good Governance (India), A Manual for Public Authorities, Information Officers and Appellate Authorities (The Right to Information Act, 2005)

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (India), Information Commissioners Roles and Responsibilities: Right to Information Act 2005

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (India), The Right to Information: An Aid for Litigation for lawyers and human rights defenders

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (India), Your Guide to Using the Right to Information Act 2005

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, Implementing Access to Information: A practical guide for operationalising access to information laws