Monthly Archives: May 2014

South Africa Hosts 2014 AMLF


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 AMLF, “This theme was agreed upon following the signing of …

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The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Set to Hold in June 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 Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria Internet …

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OMCT Launches Universal Anti-Torture Standards


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 52nd session of Committee Against Torture. OMCT President, Yves Berthelot, …

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