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FOC Announces Programme of Action for 2019-2020

FOC Announces Programme of Action for 2019-2020

FOC Announces Programme of Action for 2019-2020 Updated

🕔11:38, 13.Jun 2020

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) has announced its Programme of Action for 2019-2020, outlining its priorities for supporting Internet freedom and protecting human rights online. The FOC is a group of 32 governments committed to working together to support Internet freedom and protect

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Publisher Battered by Political Thugs for Publication

Publisher Battered by Political Thugs for Publication Updated

🕔12:31, 5.Jun 2020

On May 29, 2020, suspected political thugs said to be loyal to Mr. Kennedy Ibeh, a member of the Imo State House of Assembly, representing Obowo State Constituency, attacked Mr. Finian Chuks, publisher of Newsfield newspaper, and beat him up

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UNESCO Announces Theme for 2020 International Day for Universal Access to Information Updated

🕔15:14, 4.Jun 2020

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)has announced the theme of the 2020 edition of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI)as  “access to information in times of crisis.” The theme is commemorated around the slogan

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Online Publisher Detained, Queried Over Source of Story

Online Publisher Detained, Queried Over Source of Story Updated

🕔15:11, 4.Jun 2020

On June 2, 2020, operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in Asaba, Delta State, detained a journalist and co-publisher of Secret Reporters, Mr. Tega Oghenedoro, popularly known by the pseudonym, Fejiro Oliver, allegedly at the instance of Governor

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A4AI Canvasses for Meaningful Internet Connectivity for All

A4AI Canvasses for Meaningful Internet Connectivity for All Updated

🕔15:08, 4.Jun 2020

Sonia Jorge, A4AI Executive Director, explains how its new meaningful connectivity standard will help to raise the bar for internet access proves more critical than ever. Sonia explained that: “The Covid-19 pandemic has galvanised the case for universal internet access

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Call for Entries for 2020 Science Journalism Awards

Call for Entries for 2020 Science Journalism Awards Updated

🕔14:42, 4.Jun 2020

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and The Kavli Foundation are accepting entries from journalists worldwide for the 2020 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, which recognizes outstanding reporting for a general audience and honours individuals for coverage

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Over 127 Journalists Died of Coronavirus in 3 Months Worldwide

Over 127 Journalists Died of Coronavirus in 3 Months Worldwide Updated

🕔14:37, 4.Jun 2020

The Geneva-based non-governmental organization, Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), has announced that more than 127 journalists in 31 countries died from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in three months, between March 1 and May 31, 2020. Disclosing this in a press release

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Canada, Italy, Kenya Elected into OGP Steering Committee Updated

🕔14:30, 4.Jun 2020

The governments of Canada, Italy, and Kenya have been elected by their peers to serve for three years on the Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) beginning October 1, 2020. They will start their new terms alongside three

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Access Info Europe Launches Improved FOI Toolkit for Journalists, Researchers

Access Info Europe Launches Improved FOI Toolkit for Journalists, Researchers Updated

🕔14:28, 4.Jun 2020

Access Info Europe, a Madrid-based pro-transparency human rights organization, has launched AsktheEU Pro, an improved version of the AsktheEU.org account, designed to upgrade professional journalists and researchers’ experience when requesting access to documents from European Union(EU) bodies and institutions. The

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IPI Postpones2020 World Congress, Hosts Virtual Meetings in September Updated

🕔14:25, 4.Jun 2020

The Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI) has postponed its 2020 World Congress and 70th-anniversary celebrations, previously scheduled for September 10 to 12, citing the public health risks associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It will, however, launch a

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