UNESCO IFAP Expert Meeting Endorses Action Plan for Multilingual Cyberspace

UNESCO IFAP Expert Meeting Endorses Action Plan for Multilingual Cyberspace Updated

🕔10:16, 19.Dec 2014

Experts at the UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP) have endorsed an action plan for a multi-lingual cyberspace. Multilingualism in cyberspace is one of IFAP’s cross-cutting issues. Over the years UNESCO in cooperation with other international institutions contributes to efforts taken to

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Ms Albana Shala Elected First Ever Woman Chair of IPDC

Ms Albana Shala Elected First Ever Woman Chair of IPDC

🕔10:05, 19.Dec 2014

Ms Albana Shala has been elected by UNESCO’s media development council as the first female chair of the Council of the International Programme for Development of Communication (IPDC). Ms Shala representing the Netherlands will serve as chair for the next

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GAMAG Calls for a Strong Post-2015 Gender and Media Action Plan

GAMAG Calls for a Strong Post-2015 Gender and Media Action Plan

🕔09:56, 19.Dec 2014

The International Steering Committee for the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG-ISC), a UNESCO initiative, has called on UN member states to include strong provisions on gender, media, and ICTs in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will

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Court Fixes Ruling for Editor’s Suit against the Police

Court Fixes Ruling for Editor’s Suit against the Police Updated

🕔09:31, 19.Dec 2014

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed March 28, 2015 for ruling in the suit filed by Associate Editor of The Sun Newspapers, Mr. Ebere Wabara, and his colleague, Chuks Onuoha, over alleged breach

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Durban International Film Festival Calls For Submissions

Durban International Film Festival Calls For Submissions Updated

🕔09:28, 19.Dec 2014

The 36th edition of the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is scheduled to hold from July 16 to 26, 2015. The film festival which features films from around the world especially those from South Africa and Africa is now calling

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MRA Executive Director Elected To Web We Want Steering Committee

MRA Executive Director Elected To Web We Want Steering Committee

🕔09:14, 19.Dec 2014

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) is among eight organizations from around the world elected last month to the Steering Committee of the Web We Want (WWW), a global initiative to defend and change the future of the Web. The Web We

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Sydney Hillman Foundation Calls for Nominations for 2015 Prize

Sydney Hillman Foundation Calls for Nominations for 2015 Prize Updated

🕔12:43, 8.Dec 2014

The Sydney Hillman Foundation, which began honouring journalists, writers and other public figures who pursue investigative journalism and public policy for the common good since 1950, is calling for nominations for the 2015 edition of the Hillman prize. The winners

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Marrakech Hosts Second World Human Rights Forum

Marrakech Hosts Second World Human Rights Forum Updated

🕔12:28, 8.Dec 2014

The Second Edition of the World Human Rights Forum (WHRF) was held held under the patronage of King Mohammed VI in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 27 to 30, 2014. The Forum took a critical look at multiple international human rights

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Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship Open for Applications

Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship Open for Applications Updated

🕔10:59, 8.Dec 2014

Applications for the Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship, sponsored by the University of Michigan, is now open for eligible applicants. The Fellowship is targeted at bringing exceptional journalists from the United States and abroad together for a year of academic study in which Fellows devise a personalized

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UN Advisory Group Releases Report on Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

UN Advisory Group Releases Report on Data Revolution for Sustainable Development Updated

🕔10:43, 8.Dec 2014

The UN Secretary General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group has presented its report to the Secretary General on Data Revolution for Sustainable Development titled “A World That Counts: Mobilizing the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development”.  The Advisory Group comprises of 20 international

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