UN to Host Forum on ‘Defending Artistic Expression’ in March 2015

UN to Host Forum on ‘Defending Artistic Expression’ in March 2015 Updated

🕔02:19, 27.Feb 2015

The United Nations Working Group on Promoting Freedom of Opinion and Expression is organizing a special open event on Defending Artistic Expression set to hold on March 6, 2015. This event is led by Article 19, International Centre Against Censorship

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WACMN Releases West Africa Contract Monitoring Publication

WACMN Releases West Africa Contract Monitoring Publication Updated

🕔00:56, 27.Feb 2015

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

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Submissions Open for 2015 Google/Knight Foundation Data Journalism Awards for Media Practitioners

Submissions Open for 2015 Google/Knight Foundation Data Journalism Awards for Media Practitioners Updated

🕔13:32, 26.Feb 2015

Submissions are now open for the Data Journalism Awards (DJAs) 2015 run by the Global Editors Network (GEN) and sponsored by the Knight Foundation and Google. The DJAs reward outstanding work in the field of data journalism in any media

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Working Group Proposes New Media Strategy for the EU

Working Group Proposes New Media Strategy for the EU Updated

🕔11:37, 26.Feb 2015

An outline of a new “EU Strategy for Independent and Sustainable Media” has been proposed by a Working Group of journalists, publishers and media professionals hosted by Foundation EurActiv. The strategy was recommended by the working group as a fresh approach

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CLD Makes Submission on Encryption and Anonymity in Digital Communication

CLD Makes Submission on Encryption and Anonymity in Digital Communication Updated

🕔11:23, 26.Feb 2015

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, David Kaye, has received a submission from the Centre for Law and Democracy, a non-governmental organisation based in Canada. The Submission was prepared in response to a call for

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UNESCO, Latvia Government Host 2015 WPFD

UNESCO, Latvia Government Host 2015 WPFD Updated

🕔10:56, 26.Feb 2015

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

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Freemuse Release 2015 Report on Attack on Artistic Freedom

Freemuse Release 2015 Report on Attack on Artistic Freedom

🕔10:45, 26.Feb 2015

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

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IFJ, UNESCO Develop Safety Curriculum for Media Students in the Middle East

IFJ, UNESCO Develop Safety Curriculum for Media Students in the Middle East Updated

🕔10:38, 26.Feb 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Beirut Office, are developing a safety curriculum for media students and universities in the Middle East. A workshop was held in Jordan on January 26,

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World Forum of Free Media Calls for Activity Proposals

World Forum of Free Media Calls for Activity Proposals Updated

🕔09:59, 26.Feb 2015

The World Forum of Free Media (WFFM) is calling for interested participants to propose activities for the 4th WFFM coming up on March 22 to 28, 2015. The conference will be held at El Manar University in Tunisia. The 3rd edition

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CEU Calls for Applications to its Internet Governance School

CEU Calls for Applications to its Internet Governance School Updated

🕔09:23, 26.Feb 2015

The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, has called for applications to its summer school on Advanced Topics in Internet Governance, Civil Society and Policy Advocacy coming up from June 28 to July 4, 2015 in Hungary. This intensive summer

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