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World Forum of Free Media Calls for Activity Proposals

World Forum of Free Media Calls for Activity Proposals Updated

🕔09:59, 26.Feb 2015

The World Forum of Free Media (WFFM) is calling for interested participants to propose activities for the 4th WFFM coming up on March 22 to 28, 2015. The conference will be held at El Manar University in Tunisia. The 3rd edition

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CEU Calls for Applications to its Internet Governance School

CEU Calls for Applications to its Internet Governance School Updated

🕔09:23, 26.Feb 2015

The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, has called for applications to its summer school on Advanced Topics in Internet Governance, Civil Society and Policy Advocacy coming up from June 28 to July 4, 2015 in Hungary. This intensive summer

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CLD, IMS Launch Briefing Notes on Freedom of Expression

CLD, IMS Launch Briefing Notes on Freedom of Expression Updated

🕔09:05, 26.Feb 2015

The Canada-based Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) and International Media Support (IMS) in Denmark are set to launch 12 briefing notes which will centre on issues of freedom of expression. The twelve briefing notes are deeply rooted in themes

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GNI Calls on States to Create Secure Electronic Systems for MLA Requests

GNI Calls on States to Create Secure Electronic Systems for MLA Requests Updated

🕔08:19, 26.Feb 2015

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) released a report last month calling on states to work together and create a secure electronic system for managing Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) requests. The report titled, “Data Beyond Borders: Mutual Legal Assistance in the

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UNESCO Organizes ‘Journalism After Charlie’ Conference

UNESCO Organizes ‘Journalism After Charlie’ Conference Updated

🕔08:04, 26.Feb 2015

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has organized a conference to address the increasing incidence of violence against journalists. This conference was organized one week after the Charlie Hebdo Attack  in Paris, France.  The conference which was

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NGO Calls on French Religious Leaders to Sign Declaration on Freedom of Expression

NGO Calls on French Religious Leaders to Sign Declaration on Freedom of Expression Updated

🕔06:29, 26.Feb 2015

Reporters Without Borders, a media watchdog based in Paris, is calling on religious leaders in France to sign its declaration on freedom of expression. The declaration is an effort towards its campaign called “freedom of expression” which was inspired by

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World Forum of Free Media Calls for Contribution to World Charter of Free Media

World Forum of Free Media Calls for Contribution to World Charter of Free Media Updated

🕔05:28, 26.Feb 2015

The World Forum of Free Media (WFFM) is calling for contributions to the text of the World Charter of Free Media. The Charter is a tool of struggle and advocacy for various structures and organizations throughout the world that defend freedom

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Journalists, Activists Shortlisted for 2015 Freedom of Expression Award

Journalists, Activists Shortlisted for 2015 Freedom of Expression Award

🕔02:58, 26.Feb 2015

The Index on Censorship 2015 Freedom of Expression Awards has shortlisted journalists and activists working at the forefront of tackling censorship and threats to freedom of expression. The winners of the 15th edition of the awards will be announced and

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AMI, AFRALT, ATU Partner to Build Media Capacity on Coverage of ICTs

AMI, AFRALT, ATU Partner to Build Media Capacity on Coverage of ICTs Updated

🕔02:25, 26.Feb 2015

The African Media Initiative (AMI), the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALT)  and the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a new group of skilled reporters specialized in covering the ICT sector. The

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AMI, RECSA to Train Journalists on Coverage of Arms Proliferation in Africa

AMI, RECSA to Train Journalists on Coverage of Arms Proliferation in Africa Updated

🕔09:00, 25.Feb 2015

The African Media Initiative (AMI) and the Regional Centre on Small Arms (RECSA) are collaborating to train and encourage journalists to cover the issue of weapons proliferation on the continent as well as the promotion of peace within the RECSA region

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