The FOIC was honored to host a group of governmental officials on a study mission from Liberia on June 3 -4 2013. These officials are involved in the implementation of FOI laws in Liberia, after years of civil war and unrest in that country. Pictured are: Back row, left to right: Kari Mackey, Program Associate, Global Access to Information Initiative, The Carter Center; Alphonsus Zeon, Senior Project Lead, Liberia Access to Information Project, The Carter Center; Selena Polson-Mappy, Superintendent, Bong County; Winston O. Jah, Registration Coordinator & Focal Point, National Social Security and Welfare Corporation; Norris Tweah, Deputy Minister for Administration, Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism; Ralph Sonkarlay, Technical Focal Point, Deputy Minister for Budget; Colleen Murphy, Executive Director and General Counsel, Freedom of Information Commission; Front row, left to right: J. Maxime Bleetahn, Information Officer, Ministry of Education; George Williams, Information Officer, Center for National Documents & Records Agency.
Gov. Dannel Malloy (center) met with a group of Liberian governmental officials and representatives from the Carter Center during their visit to study Connecticut’s open government laws on June 3 – 4, 2013. Also pictured are Owen Eagan, FOI Commissioner, and Colleen Murphy, Executive Director and General Counsel of the FOI Commission.
Sen. Anthony Musto (center) met with a group of Liberian government officials and representatives from the Carter Center during their visit to study Connecticut’s open government laws on June 3 -4, 2013. Also pictured are FOIC Attorney Paula Pearlman (far left), FOI Commissioner Owen Eagan and FOIC Executive Director and General Counsel Colleen Murphy (far right).
State Representatives Ed Jutila and Tony Hwang (center) met with a group of Liberian governmental officials during their visit to study Connecticut’s open government laws on June 3 -4 2013.
Colleen Murphy (third from left) with the organizers of a Press Conference and International Workshop on China’s Administrative Transparency Report 2010. This event took place on September 28, 2011 at Peking University in Beijing, China.
Colleen Murphy (bottom , third from right) with a group of academics, judges and government officials from all over China who participated in the Sino-US Workshop on Government Information Disclosure, sponsored by the Guanghua Law School, Zhejiang University. The workshop took place on September 26, 2011 in Hangzhou, China.
Colleen Murphy (fifth from the right) with Representative Kim Fawcett (third from the left), columnist Kevin Rennie (center), and government officials and reporters from the countries of Nepal and Sri Lanka at the State Capitol. Attendees participated in a discussion on Open Government Information on November 4, 2011.