The Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) which is an association of journalists and media practitioners who are specialized to expand and improve media coverage of key nation issues, including Climate change, the Environment, Agriculture, Science, Public health, Migration, Peace-keeping and Civil insecurity joined today the the IDUAI Celebration Around the world.
According to UNESCO, the International Day for Universal Access to Information, (IDUAI) celebrated annually on September 28th, is a global observance aimed at promoting and raising awareness about the fundamental human right to access information. This day is important to highlight the critical role that access to information plays in advancing transparency, accountability, and sustainable development in societies around the world.
This year, the theme for IDUAI is as the “importance of the online space for Access to Information.” Digital technologies play a major and transformative role in how we access, share, and use information.
The global celebration will take place in Oxford, UK on the 28 September that will address the potential and challenges of digital technologies and work towards a more equitable and responsible digital information ecosystem.