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ITU Telecom World Launches 2014 Young Innovators Competition

ITU Telecom World Launches 2014 Young Innovators Competition Updated

🕔15:33, 30.May 2014

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom has begun receiving entries for the fourth edition of the ‘Young Innovators’ competition which it is organising in partnership with Ooredoo. The competition is searching for talented young thinkers and social technopreneurs across the

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African Journalists Awards Open for Entries

African Journalists Awards Open for Entries Updated

🕔15:28, 30.May 2014

CNN International, in partnership with MultiChoice has announced the opening of entries for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 awards competition. It is therefore calling for entries from journalists creating contents targeting African audiences. The 2014 competition for African nationals

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Stop Impunity Campaign Holds Week of Action Against Impunity

Stop Impunity Campaign Holds Week of Action Against Impunity

🕔11:31, 19.Apr 2014

The Stop Impunity Nigeria (S.I.N.) Campaign last month held a “Week of Action Against Impunity” (WAAI) to draw public attention to the high rate of impunity in the rule of law sector and called on all Nigerians “to put pressure

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Media Rights Agenda Convenes Africa Regional Conference on FOI Implementation in Abuja

Media Rights Agenda Convenes Africa Regional Conference on FOI Implementation in Abuja Updated

🕔11:05, 19.Apr 2014

Freedom of Information stakeholders from across Africa rose from a two-day Regional Conference on Freedom of Information Implementation last month in Abuja outlining a set of “strategies as necessary minimums for effective implementation of access to information laws.” The Conference,

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OHCHR Seeks Information on Safety of Journalists and Issue of Impunity

OHCHR Seeks Information on Safety of Journalists and Issue of Impunity Updated

🕔15:42, 17.Apr 2014

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at the United Nations (UN) has called for information on the safety of journalists and the issue of impunity, which are to be included in the UN Secretary General’s report

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Applications Invited for Hurford Youth Fellows Program in Washington DC

Applications Invited for Hurford Youth Fellows Program in Washington DC

🕔15:37, 17.Apr 2014

The World Youth Movement for Democracy and the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) are inviting applications for the Hurford Youth Fellows Program in Washington, D.C. Youth leaders from around the world will be considered for two positions throughout the

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UNESCO Holds 2014 World Press Freedom Day International Conference in Paris

UNESCO Holds 2014 World Press Freedom Day International Conference in Paris

🕔15:36, 17.Apr 2014

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is organizing an International Conference in conjunction with this year’s World Press Freedom Day in Paris, France, on May 5 and 6. The theme chosen for this year’s World Press Freedom

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UNHRC Extends Mandate of Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

UNHRC Extends Mandate of Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

🕔15:34, 17.Apr 2014

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has extended the mandate of UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Mr. Frank La Rue, for another three years. The Council decided

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AFEX Calls for Applications for Network Coordinator

AFEX Calls for Applications for Network Coordinator Updated

🕔15:34, 17.Apr 2014

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) is calling for applications from eligible candidates for the position of a Network Coordinator. Candidates should have a minimum of first degree in Law, Journalism, Mass Communication, Political Science, Public Administration, International Development,

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HOMEVIDA Calls for Original Scripts for Short Films

HOMEVIDA Calls for Original Scripts for Short Films Updated

🕔15:33, 17.Apr 2014

The Nigeria Integrity Films Award, HomeVida,  is calling on young and creative Nigerians to send their original scripts for short films for entries into the HomeVida Awards for 2014. The HomeVida Awards which is an initiative of Public and Private

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