Monthly Archives: February 2015

WACMN Releases West Africa Contract Monitoring Publication


The West Africa Contract Monitoring Network, in collaboration with the World Bank, has released a West Africa Contract Monitoring publication towards improving the transparency and accountability of public procurement and contracting systems in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. The publication looked at Contract Transparency in the Road and School …

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UNESCO, Latvia Government Host 2015 WPFD


The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Government of Latvia will co-host the 2015 World Press Freedom Day’s (WPFD) main event and the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony in May. The WPFD 2015 main celebration in Riga, Latvia from May 2 to 4, 2015 is an …

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Freemuse Release 2015 Report on Attack on Artistic Freedom


Freemuse has released its annual report on violations of freedom of expression for musicians globally in 2014.  The 2014 report registered 237 attacks, threats, prosecutions, detentions, imprisonments and censorship against artistic freedom. The statistic includes cases from 32 countries with Russia, China and Turkey at the top of the list. …

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