Information and Communication Act 2009

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
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?: 
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)