Information and Communication Act 2009

Dónde
Gambia
When
2019
Quién
Ministry of Information and Communication
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

* Addressing the convergence of the telecommunications, broadcasting and other new information technology sectors, including the Internet.
* Implement information and communications policies and plans in relation to the development of information and communications and in the interest of the creation and development of the information society,
* Regulatory provisions for broadcasting content
* encouraging the setting up of advanced education and training programmes in information and communications
* Promoting public awareness of the importance of the role of information and communications to the overall economic and social development and advancement of The Gambia, and
* Promoting the advancement of research and development in the areas of information, communications and technology;

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Has provided guidance and framework for media diversity

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partner
PURA
Media stakeholders
The Broadcasters Association of The Gambia (BAG)
The Newspaper Publishers Association of The Gambia (NEPA)
Community Radio Broadcasters Association
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

To Review and to amend the Information and Communication Act 2009, FOI bill in progress

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-dominio