of the Information Commission
The Commission is a self-governing, neutral and independent body and is not subject to the direction or control of any person or authority. It is a corporate body with perpetual succession and a common seal capable of suing and being sued in its name.
We have the power to determine the nature, process and undertakings necessary to discharge its mandate in terms, as per Act and including all work necessary for the promotion, monitoring and protection of the right of access to information.
Access to information
The Information Commission strives to promote awareness, educate and popularise the right to access to information.
The Commission fosters good governance by enhancing transparency, accountability and integrity in the Public Service and Administration.
Monitoring and protection
The Commission aims to enforce the promotion, monitoring and protection of the right of access to information.
International Day for Universal Access to Information 2022
Celebration of the International Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September 2022: Artificial Intelligence, e-Governance and Access to Information
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The Information Commission hosted a first of its kind Convention for Information Officers at the Eden Bleu on the 1st March 2023. The Convention’s goal was to […]
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In order to promote awareness about the “Good Governance” the Information Commission organised a 2022 Art Competition. The Competition was held from the 1st August to 12th […]
Transparency Initiative Seychelles (Part 1)
Transparency Initiative Seychelles (Part 2)
Transparency Initiative Seychelles (Part 3)
The team behind the Commission
The Information Commission consists of four key members:
- Ms. Mumtaz Hasan – Chief Information Commissioner
- Mr. Antonio Lucas – Commissioner
- Mr. Desire Payet – Commissioner
- Ms. Thereza Dogley – Chief Executive Officer
who are qualified and experienced individuals who ensure that standards and expectations are met.
Access to Information Act, 2018
Follow the link below to view or download the Access to Information Act, 2018.
Powers and responsibilities of the Commission
Learn about the powers, duties and responsibilities of the Information Commission and the methodologies employed within its jurisdiction.
Public Information Officers
The Commission is linked to every department or body in the Seychelles government each of which has a dedicated representing information officer. Follow the link to find an exhaustive list of associated information officers.
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