Youths Ask INEC to Ensure Access to Information on the Electoral Process

Youths Ask INEC to Ensure Access to Information on the Electoral Process Updated

🕔08:35, 20.Feb 2014

Over 200 youths representing different stakeholders have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be more transparent in its electoral process by improving citizens’ access to information. This call was made last month at the 3-day National Youth

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Digital Media Europe holds DME14 in London

Digital Media Europe holds DME14 in London Updated

🕔08:27, 20.Feb 2014

Digital Media Europe (DME), the top digital news media event  for publishers, is set to hold its 2014 DME programme in London from April 7 to 9, 2014. It is tagged ‘DME14′. According to DME “The major goal of Digital Media Europe

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Groups demand UN Development Plan for Government Accountability

Groups demand UN Development Plan for Government Accountability Updated

🕔08:26, 20.Feb 2014

Over 200 Civil society groups have called on the United Nations (UN) to put government accountability and independent media at the center of a new framework for global development. The UN is currently working to devise a global development agenda for after

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TI, OSIWA Launch Social Entrepreneurs Initiative for West Africa

TI, OSIWA Launch Social Entrepreneurs Initiative for West Africa Updated

🕔08:23, 20.Feb 2014

Transparency International (TI) in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is launching a Social Entrepreneurs Initiative (SEI) for West Africa. The initiative aims to support innovative ideas from young people to boost transparency, accountability and the

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PIN holds Cybercrime Panel at AITEC Africa Conference

PIN holds Cybercrime Panel at AITEC Africa Conference Updated

🕔08:19, 20.Feb 2014

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) will convene a panel discussion on Cybercrime at the AITEC Africa Conference in March 2014. According to PIN, “the panel aims to discuss the Cybercrime Bill 2013, if the bill is a little too late, the

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University of Gothenburg Calls for Applications for its Ph.D. Programme in Political Science

University of Gothenburg Calls for Applications for its Ph.D. Programme in Political Science Updated

🕔08:19, 20.Feb 2014

The University of Gothenburg’s, Department of Political Science is calling for applications to its PhD programme in Political Science in 2014.  This programme offers full scholarship for its four doctoral studentship (PhD) positions and successful applicants would begin on September

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IWMF Seeks Nominations to its Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards

IWMF Seeks Nominations to its Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards Updated

🕔08:17, 20.Feb 2014

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is hosting its 2014 edition of the Courage in Journalism and the Lifetime Achievement Awards and is seeking nominations for this prestigious event. The 29th edition will honour awardees at a ceremony in New

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UNESCO Launches ‘Climate Change In Africa: A Guidebook For Journalists’

UNESCO Launches ‘Climate Change In Africa: A Guidebook For Journalists’ Updated

🕔08:12, 20.Feb 2014

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published a climate change guidebook for African journalists to help them in their reporting on climatic issues in Africa. The guidebook entitled ‘Climate Change in Africa: A Guidebook for Journalists’ was

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CIVICUS Releases Compendium of Countries’ Commitments to Civil Society Rights

CIVICUS Releases Compendium of Countries’ Commitments to Civil Society Rights Updated

🕔08:09, 20.Feb 2014

The Global Civil Society Alliance (CIVICUS) last month, released a revised version of what is probably the World’s most comprehensive compilation of commitments made by governments on Civil Society Rights. Mr. Mandeep Tiwana, head of policy and research at CIVICUS

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GNI Urges President Obama, US Government to Enact Reforms on National Securities Surveillance Laws, Policies, Practices

GNI Urges President Obama, US Government to Enact Reforms on National Securities Surveillance Laws, Policies, Practices Updated

🕔08:07, 20.Feb 2014

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) has urged President Obama and the US Government to enact reforms to US National Securities Surveillance Laws, Policies and Practices in order to ensure right based approach to National Security. This, GNI believes, will help

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