Monthly Archives: September 2015

CIMA Releases Report on The Politics of Media Development


The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) has released a report titled “The Politics of Media Development: The Importance of Engaging Government and Civil Society” written by Paul Rothman. The report “outlines the key role of political support, the need for more nuanced understanding of political context, and how donors …

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FOI Network, MRA Train CSOs, Journalists in Ondo State

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The Freedom of Information Network in Ondo State, in partnership with Media Rights Agenda (MRA) held a two-day training workshop on the Freedom of Information Act on September 2 and 3, 2015 in Akure, Ondo State The workshop included representatives of civil society organizations, including community-based organizations, faith-based organizations and …

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UNDP Launches Storytelling Contest on Climate Coverage


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide. The Programme targets …

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AFRINIC-23 Meeting to Hold in Congo


The AFRINIC-23 meeting will take place from November 28 to December 4, 2015 at Hotel Azur Le Gilbert’s in Pointe Noire, République du Congo. “Anyone with an interest in the technical and governance aspects of the African and global Internet” is welcome to attend the meetings. AFRINIC, the African Network …

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14th International Newsroom Summit to Hold in Germany


The 14th edition of the International Newsroom Summit will hold on October 5, 2015 in Hamburg, Germany during the World Publishing Expo. Chief Editors from some of the world’s most respected mid-sized, small and regional newsrooms will be in attendance to share strategies that make for great journalism in the tumultuous …

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