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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UNESCO to Contract out Researches on Internet Governance Principles

UNESCO to Contract out Researches on Internet Governance Principles

🕔10:03, 7.Oct 2014

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will contract to an individual or organization to review international and regional declarations, normative frameworks and accountability measures related to Internet governance principles as part of its comprehensive study on Internet-related

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Global Media Forum adopts UNESCO Roadmap, includes Media in Post-2015 Development Agenda

Global Media Forum adopts UNESCO Roadmap, includes Media in Post-2015 Development Agenda Updated

🕔10:01, 7.Oct 2014

A global media forum on August 28 adopted a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) initiated Roadmap, which recommends principles and actions to be considered in charting the future direction of media in the context of sustainable development.

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2014 Edition of Annual Cyber Security Summit Holds in London

2014 Edition of Annual Cyber Security Summit Holds in London Updated

🕔09:52, 7.Oct 2014

The 2014 edition of the annual Cyber Security Summit will hold on November 20, 2014 at the  QEII Conference Centre in London.  This summit will bring together 400 senior delegates from across public and private sectors to explore the most

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Prince Zeid Resumes Post as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Prince Zeid Resumes Post as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Updated

🕔09:50, 7.Oct 2014

His Royal Highness, Prince Zeid Bin Ra’ad of Jordan, has resumed post as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. He is the seventh person to head the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the

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UNESCO to Implement International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

UNESCO to Implement International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists Updated

🕔09:44, 7.Oct 2014

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly at its 68th Session decided to proclaim November 2 as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists and called on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to facilitate

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2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Calls for Applications

2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Calls for Applications

🕔09:42, 7.Oct 2014

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for 2015 will commence receiving applications from October 7, 2014. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the new flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). President Obama launched YALI in

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MISA releases statement on Media Freedom, Freedom of Expression in Southern Africa

MISA releases statement on Media Freedom, Freedom of Expression in Southern Africa

🕔09:40, 7.Oct 2014

The Regional Governing Council of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) on August 29, 2014, released a statement which expressed grave concern over the continued obstruction of media freedom and freedom of expression in the Southern Africa Development Community

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AFEX Condemns Endorsement of Harsh Media Law in Somali

AFEX Condemns Endorsement of Harsh Media Law in Somali Updated

🕔09:39, 7.Oct 2014

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), an Africa-wide freedom of expression network, has condemned the endorsement of a repressive Media Bill by the Somali Council of Ministers.  AFEX in a statement called on the Somali Parliament to reject the

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WAN-IFRA Honours Finnish Newspapers Association for Youth Engagement Excellence

WAN-IFRA Honours Finnish Newspapers Association for Youth Engagement Excellence

🕔09:38, 7.Oct 2014

The Finnish Newspapers Association has been honoured by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) for its 50 years of introducing youth to news and teachers to how to use that news in the classroom. The association was

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