Sec. Andanar Leads Opening of Online Freedom of Information Platform


Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar leads the ceremonial presentation of the People's Freedom of Information Manual and the launching of the eFOI Facility Program at the Heroes Hall in Malacanan Palace on Nov. 25, 2016.


The Freedom of Information is the Duterte administration's response to the call for transparency and full public disclosure of information.

FOI is a government mechanism, which allows Filipino citizens to request any information about the government transactions and operations, provided that it shall not put into jeopardy privacy and matters of national security.

According to the newly opened official eFOI Web portal, the FOI mechanism for the Executive Branch is enabled via Executive Order No. 2, series of 2016, signed by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte.

The eFOI is the online platform that is available to select agencies, providing an alternative avenue for Filipinos to file their requests for information. There is also some rules and exceptions apply to the eFOI platform.

Watch the Video During the Ceremonial Opening of the eFOI Platform:




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