This course aims to equip Freedom of Information (FOI) officers with the skills, knowledge and competencies to be able to fulfil their role by taking a pragmatic approach and focusing on practical FOI tasks and essential law, rules and guidelines, as opposed to theory.
This half-day course will provide employees of public bodies with an understanding of the essential principles underlying Irish freedom of information legislation.
This half-day seminar will outline the structure and jurisdiction of the Irish courts system. It will look at the ethics involved in coaching witnesses and the direct examination and cross examination process. It will also look at legal proceedings and ancillary issues focusing on the presumption of innocence and the duty to preserve documents.
About this Webinar Ireland's whistleblowing regime is on the cusp of reform. Legislation implementing the EU Whistleblowing Directive is due to be passed shortly, amending the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 and possibly also the whistleblowing provisions in the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013. The changes contained in the [...]
PAI’s panel of expert speakers will cover the evaluation tools through a blend of lectures, case-studies and question-and answer sessions. At the end of the seminar, participants will have a good understanding of how the Public Spending Code should be applied in their workplace.
This advanced FOI course provides an in-depth view into the main aspects of the 2014 legislation and how it applies to public bodies and their records. As well as sharing the valuable experience of a FOI practitioner and the legal expertise of a barrister, it includes case studies so that participants will see how to apply the FOI Act to sample FOI requests.
This advanced, certified online course in GDPR is a practical and focused course, designed for any public servant involved in the provision of information to the public.