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Photo-contest and Exhibition “Into the Lens - Freedom of Information”

In the framework of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (28 September), the International Foundation for Protection of Freedom of Speech "Adil soz" in cooperation with UNESCO Cluster Office is organizing a photo-contest and an exhibition on the theme “Into the Lens- Freedom of Information” in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Supported by Kazakhstan Union of Journalists, IFEX-the global network defending and promoting free expression, the goal of these events is ensuring of public access to information and protection of fundamental freedoms.

The photo-exhibition will take place in the Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 28 September to 10 October 2016 in Almaty. It will be the occasion to see how the best photo-art works of media and information professionals from Central Asia act as awareness campaign on universal access to information.


Type of Event Exhibition
Start 28.09.2016 08:00 local time
End 10.10.2016 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 1
Focal point Karpov, Sergey
Organizer UNESCO Office in Almaty
Contact Sergey Karpov (
Country Kazakhstan
City Almaty
Venue Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event Russian
Estimated number of participants 100
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO Almaty
Link 2 International Day for the Universal Access to Information
Link 3 Adil Soz NGO Implementing partner
Link 4


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