UNESCO Calls for Entries for 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Updated

🕔15:19, 16.Nov 2017

The United Nation Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is calling for nominations for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. The prize award will be given on May 3, 2018 during the celebrations to mark

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UNESCO, Ghana Co-host 2018 World Press Freedom Day Celebrations Updated

🕔15:11, 16.Nov 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with the Government of Ghana will co-host the 25th global celebration of World Press Freedom Day, dubbed “Media, Justice and the Rule of law”, which is scheduled to take

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Nigeria Says Limited Internet Access Hampering Developing Countries’ UN Engagement

🕔15:00, 16.Nov 2017

Nigeria has expressed concern at the United Nations saying developing countries, hampered by limited access to robust internet infrastructures, are being excluded from real time engagement in the activities of the UN. In a Statement delivered at the UN General

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Paradigm Initiative Calls for Applications for IFF Fellowship Updated

🕔14:54, 16.Nov 2017

In preparation for the sixth edition of the Internet Freedom Forum (IFF), scheduled to hold in Abuja, Nigeria, from April 24 to 26, 2018, Paradigm Initiative is calling for persons who have an interest in Internet policy and the ability

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Egypt Hosts Sixth African Internet Governance Forum

Egypt Hosts Sixth African Internet Governance Forum Updated

🕔14:41, 16.Nov 2017

Egypt will host the sixth edition of the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) from December 4 to 6, 2017 in the resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. The event will be held with the support of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority

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Government, CSOs Draft Agenda for Upcoming Global Forum on Asset Recovery

🕔13:59, 16.Nov 2017

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) in collaboration with Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) held a one-day consultative meeting with the theme “Building an enduring framework for Asset Recovery in Nigeria” in Abuja. Mosunmola Olanrewaju represented

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CLEEN Trains NGO Reps, Journalists on Criminal Justice Law Updated

🕔13:12, 16.Nov 2017

CLEEN Foundation, a non-governmental organisation working to promote public safety, security and justice, on October 18 and 19, 2017 organised a workshop to train representatives of Civil Society Organisations and the media on the Administration of the Criminal Justice Act (ACJA),

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Advanced Course on Reversing the Resource Curse Opens at CEU Updated

🕔12:55, 16.Nov 2017

The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and the School of Public Policy (SPP) at the Central European University (CEU) are now accepting applications for an advanced course on “Reversing the Resource Curse: Theory and Practice.” The advanced-level multi-stakeholder course is open to exceptional

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James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship opens for Applications

🕔11:35, 16.Nov 2017

The GroundTruth Project, in partnership with the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation is now accepting application for its annual fellowship. It is open for freelance journalists who want to report stories in the Middle East that are under-covered by the

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Mobile Photography Contest Seeks Entries Updated

🕔11:06, 16.Nov 2017

The Mobile Photography Awards is accepting applications for its seventh annual mobile photography awards from photographers who use mobile phone cameras to tell stories.  The Mobile Photography Awards is a competition and touring exhibit promoting mobile photography and art. Entries

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