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CHRI Launches Hall of Shame Platform to Defend ATI Users

CHRI Launches Hall of Shame Platform to Defend ATI Users Updated

🕔08:24, 18.Jan 2017

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has launched a web platform for mapping attacks on Access to Information (ATI) users in India called the “Hall of Shame”. The launch was to commemorate the occasion of International Human Rights Day (on

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Internet Society Proffers Measures to Mitigate Rising Incidents of Data Breaches Online

Internet Society Proffers Measures to Mitigate Rising Incidents of Data Breaches Online Updated

🕔08:10, 18.Jan 2017

The Internet society has proffered solutions to mitigate incidents of large scale data breaches on the Internet in its recently released Global Internet Report 2016. The Society recommends, among others, that users should be put at the centre of solutions

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Nigerian CSO Advisory Committee Commends Progress of Initiatives Against Corruption in 2016

Nigerian CSO Advisory Committee Commends Progress of Initiatives Against Corruption in 2016 Updated

🕔07:59, 18.Jan 2017

The Civil Society (CSO) Advisory Committee for the European Union (EU) funded Project, “Support to Anti-Corruption in Nigeria” has commended the various Anti-Corruption efforts undertaken over the last one year, observing that significant progress was made while successes were recorded

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IFLA Calls on Governments to Ensure Free and Equal Access to Public Legal Information

IFLA Calls on Governments to Ensure Free and Equal Access to Public Legal Information Updated

🕔13:05, 17.Jan 2017

The International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA) has called on governments to ensure that there is free and equal access to public legal information. Specifically, the body called on governments to design and implement effective preservation strategies and

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Judiciary Key to Protecting Freedom of Expression Online, Says UNESCO Panel   

Judiciary Key to Protecting Freedom of Expression Online, Says UNESCO Panel   Updated

🕔11:27, 17.Jan 2017

UNESCO plans to empower judges in Africa to make informed rulings related to Internet issues, consistent with freedom of expression, by creating a new version of the massive open online course (MOOC) for the Africa region, according to Mr. Guilherme

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World Leaders Support Collective Actions on Open Governance Reforms

World Leaders Support Collective Actions on Open Governance Reforms Updated

🕔11:05, 17.Jan 2017

World leaders have supported a call for collective actions on open governance reforms at the just concluded Open Governance Global Summit in Paris, France. The three-day Summit which held in December 2016, signified a historic moment as world leaders and

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African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms: A Positive Agenda for Human Rights Online

African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms: A Positive Agenda for Human Rights Online Updated

🕔10:45, 17.Jan 2017

                                              Literature Review Title: The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms: A Positive Agenda for Human Rights

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ICFJ Receiving Nominations for 2017 Knight International Journalism Awards

ICFJ Receiving Nominations for 2017 Knight International Journalism Awards Updated

🕔10:10, 17.Jan 2017

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is calling for nominations for its 2017 Knight International Journalism Awards which honour outstanding journalists “who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that have great impact.” The awards reflect the mission

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PRB Invites Applications for Participation in Women Women’s Health Seminar

PRB Invites Applications for Participation in Women Women’s Health Seminar Updated

🕔10:00, 17.Jan 2017

The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is inviting applications from interested women journalists to participate in its new Women’s Edition – Africa programme, a women’s reproductive health and development seminar. The programme brings together senior-level women journalists, editors, reporters, and producers

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Award for Excellence in African Storytelling: Call for Entries

Award for Excellence in African Storytelling: Call for Entries

🕔08:16, 19.Dec 2016

The International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) in conjunction with ONE and the Elliott family call for entries for the inaugural 2017 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. The annual award is to honour an emerging journalist who tells

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