S.I.N Campaign Documentary Urges Collaborative Effort to Curb Impunity

🕔12:29, 11.Sep 2013

The Stop Impunity Nigeria (S.I.N) Campaign on August 21, 2013, launched a documentary that recommends a collaborative effort of the government, citizens, press and civil society organisations to curb impunity in Nigeria. Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr.

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INSI Launches Survey on Violence against Female Journalists

🕔12:19, 11.Sep 2013

The International News Safety Institute (INSI) last month launched a global survey on violence against women journalists. The initiative is in collaboration with United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as part of its programme on the promotion of

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Woodrow Wilson Opens Fellowships to Journalists

🕔12:04, 11.Sep 2013

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is calling on journalists, scholars and public officials worldwide to apply for a fellowship on public policy. The fellowship is a nine month residential program in Washington, D.C. Fellows will conduct research and

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Coalition Against Corruption Identifies Access to Information as Priority Issue Ahead of COSP

🕔11:50, 11.Sep 2013

The United Nations Coalition Against Corruption (UNCAC) has identified progress on access to information and ‘Beneficial Ownership’ as two priority issues for the civil society community to be discussed at the Fifth Session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP)

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NCCT Proposes Comprehensive Framework for Application of ICT

🕔11:48, 11.Sep 2013

The National Council on Communication Technology (NCCT) has recommended a comprehensive framework for application of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in all sectors of the Nigerian economy. This, and other recommendations, was contained in the Communiqué issued at the end of

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CIMA, ISLP Call on Global Community to Join Discussion on the Freedom of Information Law

🕔11:42, 11.Sep 2013

The Centre for International Media Assistance (CIMA) at the National Endowment for Democracy and the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP) is calling on the global community to join a panel discussion on the Freedom of Information (FOI) Law. The theme

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Global Witness, 2 Others Emerge UBC Law Integrity Award Finalists

🕔11:36, 11.Sep 2013

The international advocacy organisation, Global Witness, and two individuals, Mr. Anna Hazare and Dr. Sima Samar, have emerged finalists in the first University of British Columbia (UBC) Law Integrity Award. The award, which is one of the largest awards in

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Wole Soyinka Centre Chair Calls for Support to Investigative Journalism

🕔11:29, 11.Sep 2013

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Prof. Ropo Sekoni, has called for increased support for investigative journalism in Nigeria. Prof. Sekoni made this plea at the fifth WSCIJ Media Lecture

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