Freedom of Information Law Report

🕔13:17, 9.Apr 2013

Disclosure of Information About a Contract Already Awarded Cannot Interfere with Rights of a Third Party In the Federal High Court of Nigeria In the Abuja Judicial Division Holden at Abuja On Friday the 1st Day of March, 2013 Before

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PRESS RELEASE: MRA Condemns detention of Leadership Newspapers Reporters

🕔12:53, 9.Apr 2013

Tuesday, April 9, 2013: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned Monday’s detention without charge of four media workers with the Leadership newspaper by the Nigeria Police in Abuja over stories published by the newspaper last week. MRA called on the

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Stockholm Internet Forum Holds In May 2013

🕔12:44, 9.Apr 2013

The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, together with Swedish International Development Cooperation (SIDA) and the Internet Infrastructure Foundation, are organising the second Stockholm Internet Forum on Internet Freedom for Global Development (SIF13) on May 22 and 23, 2013. The Stockholm

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Global Conference on Transparency Research Calls for Papers

🕔12:42, 9.Apr 2013

The Third Global Conference on Transparency Research is calling for submission of papers that advance the understanding of the concepts, determinants, roots and critiques of transparency and open government. The conference will address the interdisciplinary community of scholars working on

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Wilton Park Holds Meeting on the Potential of Internet for Development

🕔12:38, 9.Apr 2013

Wilton Park, a non-profit-making executive agency of the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), will hold  a two-day meeting on “Realising the potential of the internet to deliver global development and prosperity” from April 30 to May 1, 2013

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ITU Survey Shows Continued and Almost Universal Growth in ICT Uptake

🕔12:20, 9.Apr 2013

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has released a survey report indicating a “continued and almost universal growth in information and communication technology(ICT) uptake.” The report entitled “World in 2013: ICT Facts and Figures” also predicts that there will soon be

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APAI Welcomes Adoption of Model Law on Access to Information for Africa

🕔11:54, 9.Apr 2013

 The Working Group of the African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) working group has welcomed the adoption of the African Union’s “Model Law on Access to Information for Africa” by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR).

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UNESCO Releases Report on Model Curricula for Journalism Education

🕔11:51, 9.Apr 2013

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has released a report analyzing the ongoing adaptations of the Model Curricula for journalism education. The report titled “Teaching Journalism in Developing Countries and Emerging Democracies: The Case of UNESCO’s Model

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Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute Calls for Applications

🕔11:33, 9.Apr 2013

The Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication in the University of Pennsylvania and the Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) at the University of Oxford are calling for applications to the 15th annual

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High Court Orders PHCN to Disclose Contract Details to Coalition

🕔11:20, 9.Apr 2013

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on March 28, 2013 ordered the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to disclose to the Nigerian Contract Monitoring Coalition documents containing details of a World Bank-supported contract for the supply and installation

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