MRA, PPDC to Appeal Ruling Striking Out Suit Against NCAA Over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔15:04, 28.Oct 2014

Lagos, Tuesday, October 28, 2014: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC) said today that they have instructed their lawyers to appeal yesterday’s ruling by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos

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Court Fixes Judgment for October 27 in MRA, PPDC Suit against NCAA over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

Court Fixes Judgment for October 27 in MRA, PPDC Suit against NCAA over Purchase of Bullet-Proof Cars

🕔13:56, 24.Oct 2014

Lagos, Wednesday, October 22, 2014: A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will deliver judgment on October 27 in a suit filed against the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) by Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the Public and Private Development

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Nigerian, Others Appointed by UN Secretary-General to Data Revolution Advisory Group

Nigerian, Others Appointed by UN Secretary-General to Data Revolution Advisory Group Updated

🕔10:11, 7.Oct 2014

The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, has appointed a Nigerian among a 24-member Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development. He is also calling for the report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on

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GNI, Telecommunications Industry Dialogue Host 2014 Learning Forums

GNI, Telecommunications Industry Dialogue Host 2014 Learning Forums

🕔10:10, 7.Oct 2014

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) and the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue will jointly host the 2014 Learning Forums titled “Transparency and Human Rights in the Digital Age”. This is a twofold meeting holding on November 6, 2014 in California, USA and

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UNESCO Commissions World Editors Forum to Conduct Study on Privacy of Journalists’ Sources in Digital Age

UNESCO Commissions World Editors Forum to Conduct Study on Privacy of Journalists’ Sources in Digital Age

🕔10:10, 7.Oct 2014

The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has commissioned a study titled ” UNESCO Internet Study: Privacy and Journalists’ Sources” to be undertaken by the World Editors Forum

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Visual.ly, UNESCO Launch Infographics Contest on Ending Impunity

Visual.ly, UNESCO Launch Infographics Contest on Ending Impunity Updated

🕔10:09, 7.Oct 2014

Online visual platform Visual.ly in collaboration with the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has launched a competition to raise awareness about impunity as it marks the first year for the UN’s International Day to End Impunity, using

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IGF Delegates Highlight the Need for a Safe, Secure Cyberspace

IGF Delegates Highlight the Need for a Safe, Secure Cyberspace Updated

🕔10:07, 7.Oct 2014

Participants at the Ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) have identified “digital trust” as an important factor for a safe and secure online space.  The IGF participants opined that such trust will enhance free expression and create digital confidence of citizens

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IFLA Launches Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development

IFLA Launches Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development Updated

🕔10:06, 7.Oct 2014

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) in August, launched the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development.  The Declaration launched at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France is an advocacy document that

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AHRC, British Library Launch Research Project on the Future of Academic Books

AHRC, British Library Launch Research Project on the Future of Academic Books Updated

🕔10:05, 7.Oct 2014

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Library plan to launch a two-year research project which will explore the future of academic books in the context of open access publishing and continuing digital change. Dr Samantha Rayner,

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CIVICUS Celebrates 10 years of Innovation Awards

CIVICUS Celebrates 10 years of Innovation Awards

🕔10:04, 7.Oct 2014

The CIVICUS Innovation Awards is celebrating its 10th year of rewarding civil society activists and organisations for their excellence, innovation, and brave risk-taking.  To mark this anniversary, CIVICUS, for the first time ever, is opening nominations to everyone. Nominations can

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