Human Rights Court Orders Intelligence Agency to Release Information

🕔07:09, 10.Jul 2013

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered the Intelligence Agency of the Republic of Serbia to release information to the Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR) on the number of persons, who were subjected to electronic surveillance in

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Journalist Wins Young Environmental Media Award, Tours US

🕔06:59, 10.Jul 2013

A Nigerian radio journalist, Ms Ugochi Anyaka, has been awarded the second Young Environmental Journalist Award by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – for her report Saving the Trees for Paper Briquettes on her radio show ‘Green Angle’. The piece,

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G8 Declares Transparency a Vital Driver for Promoting Good Governance

🕔06:58, 10.Jul 2013

Members of the G8 at their 39th summit held in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland on June 17 and 18, 2013 declared that fair taxes, increased transparency and open trade are vital drivers for promoting good governance. The summit with the

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Telkom – Highway Africa New Media Awards 2013 Calls for Nominations

🕔06:54, 10.Jul 2013

The 17th Annual Highway Africa conference is calling for nominations for the Telkom – Highway Africa New Media Awards. The award scheduled to hold during the Highway Africa Conference from September 1-2, 2013 at Rhodes University, South Africa is set

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World Experts to Raise Awareness on Role of ICT in Social Transformations

🕔06:51, 10.Jul 2013

World leading experts in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) will hold a meeting in Riga, Latvia, on October 16 and 17, 2013 to raise awareness about the role of technology in social transformations.  The meeting with the theme ”The Global

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Council on Freedom of Information Honours Open Government Champions

🕔06:48, 10.Jul 2013

The Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information (CCFOI) on June 19, 2013 honoured three advocates of open government and three investigative journalists at its annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut. The Champion of Open Government Award was presented to two former

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An Intelligence Agency’s Defiance of Domestic Law is Tantamount to Arbitrariness, Says ECHR – FOI Law Reports (7)

🕔12:12, 9.Jul 2013

The European Court of Human Rights (Second Section) Strasbourg 25 June 2013 Sitting as a Chamber composed of: Guido Raimondi, President, Peer Lorenzen, Dragoljub Popović, András Sajó, Nebojša Vučinić, Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque, Helen Keller, judges, and Stanley Naismith, Section

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GNI Calls for Transparency in Laws and Actions on Communications Surveillance

🕔11:52, 9.Jul 2013

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is calling on Governments around the world, particularly in the United States, to increase the transparency, oversight, and accountability of laws, regulations and actions relating to surveillance of communications. GNI, a multi-stakeholder group of companies,

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Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship Calls for Applications

🕔09:11, 9.Jul 2013

The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is  calling for application to its  2013 Ochberg fellowship in journalism. The fellowship is open to 10 to 15 journalists who are senior and mid-career

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MRA Showcases Experience with Social Media at IFEX Conference

🕔09:11, 9.Jul 2013

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) last month showcased its experience in using social media to advance freedom of expression and access to information issues at the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) Strategy Conference held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Making a

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