National Anti-Corruption Strategy Adopted at Stakeholders Meeting Following MRA’s Motion

National Anti-Corruption Strategy Adopted at Stakeholders Meeting Following MRA’s Motion Updated

🕔11:44, 12.May 2017

Upon a motion tabled by Ms Morisola Alaba, a Legal Officer at Media Rights Agenda (MRA), stakeholders at a validation meeting held in Abuja adopted a National Anti-Corruption Strategy for Nigeria on April 27 2017. The adoption of the document

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UNESCO Study Recommends 11-Point Assessment Tool for Measuring Legal Frameworks for the Protection of Journalistic Sources in the Digital Age

UNESCO Study Recommends 11-Point Assessment Tool for Measuring Legal Frameworks for the Protection of Journalistic Sources in the Digital Age Updated

🕔15:52, 9.May 2017

A research report just released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural and Organisation (UNESCO) has recommended an 11-point assessment tool for measuring the effectiveness of legal frameworks that support protection of journalistic sources in the digital age. UNESCO refers

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Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Hosts Global Legislative Openness Conference 2017

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Hosts Global Legislative Openness Conference 2017 Updated

🕔15:19, 9.May 2017

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is hosting the Global Legislative Openness Conference 2017 between May 19 and 20, 2017 with the theme “Building Citizen Trust through Openness and Engagement”. Leading legislators, government officials and civil society representatives will be participating

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Internet Society Holds Eighth AFPIF in Cote D’Ivore, Seeks Contributions

Internet Society Holds Eighth AFPIF in Cote D’Ivore, Seeks Contributions Updated

🕔15:08, 9.May 2017

Internet society will hold its eighth edition of the African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AFPIF) in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire from August 22 to 24, 2017. It is also seeking for presentation contributions the event as well as sessions conveners and

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Second Edition of Data Journalism Unconference Holds in UK

Second Edition of Data Journalism Unconference Holds in UK Updated

🕔15:05, 9.May 2017

The Global Editors Network in partnership with BBC News will hold the second edition of Data Journalism Unconference, a free invitation only event, on May 23, 2017 at the BBC Old Broadcasting House in London, United Kingdom. The event will

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Freemuse Chief Calls for UNESCO Reforms, UN Plan for Safety of Artists

Freemuse Chief Calls for UNESCO Reforms, UN Plan for Safety of Artists Updated

🕔14:59, 9.May 2017

Ole Reitov, a co-founder of Freedom of Musical Expression (Freemuse) has called for UNESCO reforms and a UN plan for the safety of artists. In a keynote speech delivered on May 2, 2017 on the occasion of the commemoration of

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MRA Celebrates 2017 WPFD with Online Community in Nigeria

MRA Celebrates 2017 WPFD with Online Community in Nigeria Updated

🕔13:05, 9.May 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) celebrated the 2017 edition of the World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) on May 3 by engaging with a predominatly Nigerian online community to discuss freedom of expression online. Using the Twitter platform and the unique hashtag

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Nigeria Takes 6 Steps Backward on Press Freedom – RSF 2017 Ranking

Nigeria Takes 6 Steps Backward on Press Freedom – RSF 2017 Ranking Updated

🕔10:33, 9.May 2017

Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans Frontières RSF), the Paris based international organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press, has ranked Nigeria 122 out of 180 countries in its 2017 World Press Freedom Index released

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MRA’s Executive Director Named  Member of Premium Times’ Oversight Board

MRA’s Executive Director Named Member of Premium Times’ Oversight Board Updated

🕔10:26, 9.May 2017

Mr. Edetaen Ojo, Media Rights Agenda’s (MRA) Executive Director has been named a member of Premium Times Oversight Board by the online newspaper management which described him as “a strong global voice on freedom of expression.” The Board will serve as

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Global Integrity, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Release  Integrity

Global Integrity, Mo Ibrahim Foundation Release Integrity Updated

🕔10:09, 9.May 2017

Global Integrity, in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released its 2017 Africa Integrity Indicators (AII) which assesses African countries based on access to information and 101 other indicators. In 2012, Global Integrity embarked on a five-year collaboration with

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