The need to move towards a rights-based approach to local and alternative media was a major theme at the second World Forum of Free Media, which took place June 16th and 17th, in parallel to the Rio+20 UN summit on sustainable development.
Nancy Hafkin was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame on April 25, after 33 years promoting networks and the internet in Africa.
The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) is a grants and awards
program that aims to stimulate creative solutions to ICT needs in the
Asia Pacific region.
2012 ISIF program
This year, there are four new categories for ISIF projects.
DRL and NEA invite organizations to submit statements of interest outlining program concepts and capacity to manage projects that will foster freedom of expression and the free flow of information on the Internet and other connection technologies in East Asia, including China; the Near East, including Iran and Syria; Southeast Asia, including Burma; the South Caucasus; Eurasia, including Russia; C
A Multi-Stakeholders ‘Consultation on 7th Internet Governance Forum(IGF) , World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2012 (WSIS+10) & Broadband Commission for Digital Development’s broad Band action plan was organized at Conference Room of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on 7th May 2012 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The consultation was jointly organized by Bangladesh
The ITU Telecom Young Innovators Competition 2012 is now accepting applications.
The ITU is looking for socially engaged young people and identify projects with a genuine potential to succeed.
liberties in India and technological revolution
sharing an adverse relationship in India. The more technology India
is using the greater are civil liberties violations in India.
In a trend that is becoming all too familiar, distribution of an alleged gang rape video has again made the news this week.
I am an AWID participant, and it is my first time to attend the forum.