South Africa Opens Registration for 2014 International Civil Society Week

South Africa Opens Registration for 2014 International Civil Society Week Updated

🕔14:55, 14.Jul 2014

To celebrate South Africa’s historic 20th anniversary of freedom and democracy, CIVICUS and its partners will gather over 500 change leaders from around the world in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the International Civil Society Week 2014. The four-day event from

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WAN-IFRA, CIMA Fight Soft Censorship by States

WAN-IFRA, CIMA Fight Soft Censorship by States Updated

🕔14:53, 14.Jul 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) have called on governments to fully respect the principles of transparent and non-discriminatory state advertising, aid and funding for all media outlets. This

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ANCIR Holds Cross Examination Course for Investigative Reporters

ANCIR Holds Cross Examination Course for Investigative Reporters Updated

🕔14:51, 14.Jul 2014

The African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) is set to organize a two-day “Cross Examination Course for Investigative Reporters” in Lagos on July 23 and 24, 2014. The course seeks to equip journalists and human rights activists with

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ACHPR Calls for Nomination of Experts for Working Group on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

ACHPR Calls for Nomination of Experts for Working Group on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Updated

🕔14:48, 14.Jul 2014

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) is inviting applications from qualified candidates to join the expert members of the Working Group (WG) on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa.  This is in order to increase the

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World Bank, ITU Publish Book on Global Progress of ICT Sector

World Bank, ITU Publish Book on Global Progress of ICT Sector Updated

🕔14:46, 14.Jul 2014

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the World Bank (WB) have released a 246-page publication titled “The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology 2014”. According to the publishers, the book illustrates the progress in the information and communications

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OMCT Calls for Rights with Real Remedies for Torture Victims

OMCT Calls for Rights with Real Remedies for Torture Victims Updated

🕔14:42, 14.Jul 2014

The World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) has called on States to put their legal obligations under the United Nations (UN) Convention Against Torture into practice. The call was made last month, at the UN International Day Convention in Support of

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Association for Progressive Communications Launches ‘Take Back the Tech!’ 2014 Campaign

Association for Progressive Communications Launches ‘Take Back the Tech!’ 2014 Campaign Updated

🕔14:40, 14.Jul 2014

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has announced the 2014 ‘Take Back the Tech!’ campaign. The campaign which aims to highlight issues on violence against women will be launched on July 21, 2014. APC intends to share research findings that

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OGP Announces Vacancy for Africa and Middle East Coordinator

OGP Announces Vacancy for Africa and Middle East Coordinator Updated

🕔14:38, 14.Jul 2014

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) civil society engagement team has announced its search for a Regional Civil Society Organizations (CSOS) Coordinator for Africa and the Middle East. This is as a result of the need for the team to broaden

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Civil Society Groups Call for Protection of Free Expression Online

Civil Society Groups Call for Protection of Free Expression Online Updated

🕔14:36, 14.Jul 2014

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) across the globe have called on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to strengthen protections for freedom of expression, the right to privacy, and other human rights online. The call was made at the 26th

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Amsterdam to Host 2014 World Publishing Expo

Amsterdam to Host 2014 World Publishing Expo Updated

🕔14:32, 14.Jul 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) will play host in Amsterdam, Netherlands, to one of the largest annual global trade exhibitions for the news publishing and media industry, the World Publishing Expo 2014. The global trade exhibition

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