IFEX marks 25th Anniversary with  Strategy Conference and General Meeting in Canada

IFEX marks 25th Anniversary with Strategy Conference and General Meeting in Canada Updated

🕔14:51, 13.Dec 2016

The International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX), the foremost global network of freedom of expression organisations, will in June 2017 hold its Strategy Conference and General Meeting in Montréal, Canada to mark the 25th anniversary of its founding. In recognition

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Special Rapporteur Condemns Internet Shutdown in Africa

Special Rapporteur Condemns Internet Shutdown in Africa Updated

🕔12:16, 13.Dec 2016

The Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa, Advocate Pansy Tlakula,  has called on State Parties to the African Charters on Human and People’s Right to cease the practice of interrupting or limiting access to

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CIMA Report Promotes  Media Development, CVE Dialogue

CIMA Report Promotes  Media Development, CVE Dialogue Updated

🕔11:56, 13.Dec 2016

The Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) at the National Endowment for Democracy has issued a new publication tittled “Media Development and Countering Violent Extremism: An Uneasy Relationship, a Need for Dialogue”. The report looks at how media development practitioners are reacting

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Fifth GCTR Calls For Proposal Submissions

Fifth GCTR Calls For Proposal Submissions Updated

🕔11:47, 13.Dec 2016

The 5th Global Conference on Transparency Research (GCTR), a conference designed to  advance the understanding of the impact and implications of transparency policies that involve governments, takes place   at the University of Limerick between June 19 and June 21, 2017.

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MRA Executive Director Elected OGP Nigeria Co-Chair

MRA Executive Director Elected OGP Nigeria Co-Chair Updated

🕔11:28, 13.Dec 2016

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, the Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), has been elected Co-Chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Nigeria National Steering Committee and serves alongside the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami

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ICA 2017 Preconference holds May 2017

ICA 2017 Preconference holds May 2017 Updated

🕔11:06, 13.Dec 2016

The Emmy Noether research group on “Mediating (Semi-)Authoritarianism: The Power of the Internet in the Post-Soviet World”, will hold a preconference at the 67th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) due to take place from May 25 to

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IPC Asks Journalists to Investigate High Profile Corruption Cases

IPC Asks Journalists to Investigate High Profile Corruption Cases Updated

🕔10:55, 13.Dec 2016

The International Press Centre in Lagos has called on journalists to conduct investigative reporting focused on high profile corruption cases. IPC   is currently running a Transparency and Anti-corruption project which will terminate by the end of December, 2016. The Centre

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Communication Scholars, Professionals hold  4th Annual Conference

Communication Scholars, Professionals hold 4th Annual Conference Updated

🕔10:34, 13.Dec 2016

The Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) has announced the first Call for Papers for its 4th Annual Conference scheduled to hold at the Faculty of Communication Complex, Bayero University, Kano from September 6 to 7, 2017.

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CSOs mark Global Access to Information Day! …….Express Concern over Transparency in Governance

CSOs mark Global Access to Information Day! …….Express Concern over Transparency in Governance Updated

🕔09:47, 13.Dec 2016

European civil society groups working on the right of access to information, have expressed concern on the level of transparency in government activities, saying the situation has affected the democratic process drastically, thereby leading to mistrust and demagogic populism in

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