Monthly Archives: August 2014

CIVICUS Seeks Nominations for 2014 Innovation Awards


The World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) is calling for activists or organizations across the globe that work for positive social change to submit more nominations into the 2014 Innovation Awards. The award is celebrating its 10th year of awarding civil society activists and organizations for their excellence, innovation, and …

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FIJ Grants Available for Investigative Journalism


The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is accepting application from journalists for grants to carryout investigative projects. The FIJ Board of Directors that considers applications for grants, looks for stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing – such as corruption, malfeasance, or misuse of power – in the public and …

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FG Announces Plans to Migrate MDAs to Portal


The Minister of Information and Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, has announced the Federal Government’s plans to migrate all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to one portal on the domain. The Minister who was represented by the Director of e-Governance in the Ministry, Mr. Tope Fadeshemi, disclosed this in Abuja …

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OGP Announces New Steering Committee Co-Chairs, Members

Mukelani Dimba

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) has announced the selection of new Steering Committee members and co-Chairs to take over in October 2014 the reins of leadership within the multilateral initiative. When the current Steering Committee members step down on October 1, 2014, Sugeng Bahagijo (Indonesia), Cecilia Blondet (Peru), Alvin Mosioma (Kenya), Mukelani …

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IMS Announces Vacancy for Gender Project Manager


The International Media Support (IMS) in Copenhagen, Denmark, has announced its search for a Gender Project Manager. The Gender Project Manager will promote equal opportunities for women and men in the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of IMS’ programmes and the projects it supports through these programmes. The manager will also …

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