The Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner in co-operation with Open Society Foundation for Albania held a series of meetings in the frame of the awareness campaign “Ask the State – Obtain Response”.

These meetings took place at the “Aleksandër Moisiu” University in Durrës and at the Faculty of Law of Tirana University, gathering students, academia and administrative staff. A third meeting was held in Elbasan with representatives of civil society organizations of Elbasan and Librazhd. The purpose of these activities was to provide information on the law “On the right to information” and raise the awareness of citizens on the exercise of their rights. At the same time, special focus was given to the procedure of requesting information from public authorities through the electronic register of requests and responses pyetshtetin.al. The participants demonstrated interest about the electronic portal, which is a proactive tool to obtain public information, and expressed their wish to see all public bodies being part of the e-portal.