Global Civil Society Launches Internet Social Forum

Global Civil Society Launches Internet Social Forum Updated

🕔10:03, 6.Feb 2015

A group of 24 national and international civil society groups came together last month to form an “Internet Social Forum” on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The Internet Social Forum, they say, is intended

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Freedom House Launches Freedom on the Net Report

Freedom House Launches Freedom on the Net Report Updated

🕔10:00, 6.Feb 2015

Freedom House, the U.S. based human rights organisation, released its fifth edition of the Freedom on the Net report in December 2014. This report included detailed country narratives in addition to a one-of-a-kind numerical index covering 65 countries across six

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Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme

Application Opens for 2015 OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme Updated

🕔09:59, 6.Feb 2015

Applications from eligible musicians between the ages of 19 and 35 are now open for the OneBeat International Musicians Residency Programme for Innovative musicians. OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship encouraging innovative musicians from around the

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UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression Calls for Information towards 2015 Report

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression Calls for Information towards 2015 Report Updated

🕔09:58, 6.Feb 2015

Mr. David Kaye, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of the right to freedom of opinion and expression is looking into the use of encryption and anonymity in digital communications towards his 2015 Human Rights Council

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Italy Hosts 24th International World Wide Web Conference

Italy Hosts 24th International World Wide Web Conference Updated

🕔09:56, 6.Feb 2015

The annual World Wide Web (WWW) conference will take place from May 18 to 22, 2015 in Florence, Italy. The WWW 2015 aims to discuss progress in research, development, standards, and applications of the topics related to the Web.  The conference will

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Munk School Research Report Reveals that Digital Attacks Affect Democracy

Munk School Research Report Reveals that Digital Attacks Affect Democracy Updated

🕔09:54, 6.Feb 2015

The University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs has released a report indicating that digital attacks on civil society raise major concerns for the sustainable promotion of rights and democracy worldwide. This is contained in report titled Communities @ Risk: Targeted

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NetRightsNG Holds Session at Lagos Social Media Week

NetRightsNG Holds Session at Lagos Social Media Week Updated

🕔09:53, 6.Feb 2015

The Nigerian Internet Rights Coalition will host a session at the upcoming Lagos Social Media Week (SMW) on “Digital Rights and Freedom Bill for Nigeria”. The session will take place at Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos on February 26, 2015

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AFNOG Holds Session at AIS 2015

AFNOG Holds Session at AIS 2015 Updated

🕔09:52, 6.Feb 2015

The Africa Network Operators Group (AFNOG) will hold sessions at the upcoming Africa Internet Summit (AIS) in Tunis, Tunisia, from May 24 to June 5, 2015. AIS is the pinnacle multi-stakeholder event combining, workshops, conferences and networking for the internet

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TEF launches $100 Million Entrepreneurship Programme

TEF launches $100 Million Entrepreneurship Programme Updated

🕔09:50, 6.Feb 2015

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has launched the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), which is a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs. The mission of the entrepreneurship programme is to identify and

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Inside Government Holds Forum on Cyber Crime

Inside Government Holds Forum on Cyber Crime Updated

🕔09:49, 6.Feb 2015

The UK-based Partnership Media Group Limited, otherwise known as Inside Government, will hold a forum with the theme: “Tackling Cyber Crime 2015: Enhancing Cyber Security in the UK” on March 4, 2015 in central London. According to Inside Government, “Cyberspace

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