Declaration Accra Updated

🕔10:13, 16.May 2018

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NUJ Confers ‘Defender of Press Freedom Award’ on MRA’s Executive Director

NUJ Confers ‘Defender of Press Freedom Award’ on MRA’s Executive Director Updated

🕔22:08, 15.May 2018

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has conferred its “Defender of Press Freedom Award” on the Executive Director of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mr. Edetaen Ojo, noting that he “has spent nearly all of his professional life, spanning a period

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MRA Submits Shadow Report to Nigeria’s Country Report to the ACHPR Updated

🕔20:08, 15.May 2018

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) in March submitted a shadow report to Nigeria’s sixth periodic country report to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights for 2015 to 2016 on the implementation of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’

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Participants at International Conference Issue Declaration to Advance Women’s Right of Access to Information

Participants at International Conference Issue Declaration to Advance Women’s Right of Access to Information Updated

🕔20:04, 15.May 2018

Participants at The Carter Center international conference on women and the right of access to information; held under the theme “Inform Women, Transform Lives” on February 14 and 15, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States have formally issued

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IFJ Urges Governments to Endorse Proposal on Safety of Journalists, Other Media Professionals Updated

🕔20:01, 15.May 2018

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has issued a call on governments around the world to endorse a proposal for a convention on the safety of journalists and other media professionals. The call was made on May 2, 2018 in

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PEN America Launches Online Harassment Field Manual

PEN America Launches Online Harassment Field Manual Updated

🕔13:55, 15.May 2018

The New York based PEN America, a free speech organization, has launched an online harassment field manual which would serve as a resource to equip and empower writers, journalists, and all those active online with practical tools and tactics in

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IGF 2018 Calls for Workshop Proposals

IGF 2018 Calls for Workshop Proposals Updated

🕔13:15, 15.May 2018

The Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is calling for workshop proposals for the 2018 forum scheduled to take place in Paris, France. The Secretariat is inviting proposers to submit proposals under the following eight themes: Cybersecurity, Trust and

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Falling Wall Foundation Calls for Applications for  Journalists’ Fellowships

Falling Wall Foundation Calls for Applications for  Journalists’ Fellowships Updated

🕔13:04, 15.May 2018

The Falling Walls Foundation is calling for applications from journalists with at least three years of experience working the areas of science for its fellowship aimed at helping  journalists and bloggers to advance their knowledge in such areas. The Fellows get

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Entries Open for 2018 PLURAL+ Video Festival

Entries Open for 2018 PLURAL+ Video Festival Updated

🕔12:50, 15.May 2018

Entries are now open for the 2018 PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival which aims to empower young people to speak out about what they think of migration, diversity and social inclusion, using their own views and voices. The PLURAL+ Video Festival

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Short Course on Hands-on Fact-Checking Created to Improve Verification

Short Course on Hands-on Fact-Checking Created to Improve Verification Updated

🕔12:35, 15.May 2018

The International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute and the American Press Institute funded by the Google News Initiative have created “Hands-On Fact-Checking: A Short Course” to help journalists improve their fact-verification skills and combat the phenomenon of fake news.

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