US State Department, AU Commission Host Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop for African Leaders

US State Department, AU Commission Host Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop for African Leaders Updated

🕔16:44, 30.May 2014

The United States Department of State, in collaboration with the African Union Commission will from June 4 to 6, 2014 host a Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Workshop for key African leaders in Gaborone, Botswana. The fourth in a series of Sub-Saharan

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South Africa Hosts 2014 AMLF

South Africa Hosts 2014 AMLF Updated

🕔15:51, 30.May 2014

The 7th African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) will be held in South Africa from November 6 to 8, 2014. The theme of this year’s forum is: “Turning the Page on Hate Speech – The Role of the Media”. According to

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NETmundial Adopts Roadmap on the Future of Internet Governance

NETmundial Adopts Roadmap on the Future of Internet Governance Updated

🕔15:49, 30.May 2014

The Global Multi-Stakeholder Conference on the Future of Internet Governance (NETmundial) has adopted a non-binding statement that lays out a roadmap for Internet governance for the world. Held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on April 16 and 17, 2014, the NETmundial

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SERAP Holds Seminar on the Role of Lawyers, Judges in FOI Implementation

SERAP Holds Seminar on the Role of Lawyers, Judges in FOI Implementation

🕔15:46, 30.May 2014

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in collaboration with MacArthur Foundation will host the Nigeria Justice Sector to a one-day seminar on the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and its implementation. The seminar which will be held in Lagos

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Nigeria to Host 3rd African Internet Governance Forum

Nigeria to Host 3rd African Internet Governance Forum

🕔15:45, 30.May 2014

The third African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) will take place in Abuja, Nigeria from July 10 to 12, 2014. According to the Secretariat of AfIGF at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the Forum will discuss critical issues

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PIN Holds Cybercrime Panel During AITEC Africa Conference July 2014

PIN Holds Cybercrime Panel During AITEC Africa Conference July 2014 Updated

🕔15:43, 30.May 2014

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) will convene a panel discussion on Cybercrime at the AITEC Africa Conference in July 2014. The panel aims to discuss the Cybercrime Bill 2013; its timing, the controversies surrounding it and what should really be done

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The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Set to Hold in June 2014

The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Set to Hold in June 2014 Updated

🕔15:42, 30.May 2014

The Local Multi-stakeholders Advisory Group (LMAG) of the Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF), in collaboration with other local stakeholders, is organizing a two-day Nigeria Internet Governance Forum in Lagos. The LMAG includes: the Ministry of Communication Technology (MCT), National Information

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Tenure of MacArthur Foundation President Ends

Tenure of MacArthur Foundation President Ends Updated

🕔15:39, 30.May 2014

The MacArthur Foundation has announced the departure from the Foundation, its President, Robert L. Gallucci.  His five year tenure will come to an end on July 1, 2014. The Foundation’s Vice President for U.S. Programs, Julia Stasch will serve as

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PIN Organizes Universal Periodic Review Follow-up Meeting for Nigeria

PIN Organizes Universal Periodic Review Follow-up Meeting for Nigeria

🕔15:36, 30.May 2014

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) in partnership with CIVICUS, PEN Nigeria and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) held a Universal Periodic Review (UPC) follow-up meeting for Nigeria in Abuja  on May 20, 2014. The meeting was a follow-up consultation which

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OMCT Launches Universal Anti-Torture Standards

OMCT Launches Universal Anti-Torture Standards

🕔15:34, 30.May 2014

The World Organisation Against Torture (Organisation Mondiale Contre la Torture-OMCT) has launched a global initiative to mobilize civil society on implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Torture (UNCAT).   OMCT announced the launch at the reception held to mark the

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