Sunshine Week 2012 Webcast

By , March 9, 2012 9:20 am

Sunshine Week Webcast: Secrecy, Disclosure and the Risks for Security and Accountability

Friday, March 16, 2012

10:15am – 12:30pm

Univ. of Washington Research Commons Green A. The Research Commons is located in the Allen Library (South Wing). Map & directions.

March 11 – 17, 2012 is Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know. Along with its partners, OpenTheGovernment.org is hosting the annual Sunshine Week national webcast on Friday, March 16. This year’s discussion, “Secrecy, Disclosure and the Risks for Security and Accountability,” will feature two panels. This first panel will focus on the topic of whistleblowers and the press. The second set of panelists will discuss secret government and secret laws. For more information on this year’s speakers, see http://www.openthegovernment.org/node/3375

Please join us on Friday, March 16 on the UW campus to watch the national webcast. No need to register. Everyone is welcome!

About Sunshine Week: Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Participants include news media, civic groups, libraries, nonprofits, schools, and others interested in the public’s right to know. Sunshine Week 2012 National Dialogue is brought to you in celebration of Sunshine Week by the American Association of Law Libraries, American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, League of Women Voters, National Freedom of Information Coalition, OMB Watch, OpenTheGovernment.org, Project On Government Oversight, Sunshine Week, Special Libraries Association, and the Sunlight Foundation.

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