In Ghana, CHRI Africa Office has been promoting knowledge about the value of Access to information which is a fundamental human right and guaranteed by the 1992 Constitution whiles advocating for the passage of an effective and progressive law. The various drafts of the Right to Information Bill has been analysed, critiqued and improved for acceptance by Parliament. With the final draft before Parliament, CHRI Africa still insists that there are weak points within the law, which can be further improved and submissions were accordingly made to Parliament.
CHRI Africa Office has been instrumental in bringing together organizations that form the Coalition on the Right to Information in Ghana and continues to serve as the Coalition’s secretariat. In recognition of its work on access to information.
As soon as the Access to Information law comes into being, CHRI is prepared to embark on awareness creation for the citizens through the use of public fora, media advocacy and nationwide dissemination of the citizen’s right to information.