Bangladesh : Free flow of information can curb corruption Says Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) chief
Free flow of information can be a strong weapon in curbing corruption, Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Lt Gen (retd) Hasan Mashhud Chowdhury said yesterday and hoped that the "state" in this glossary). As a general rule, "government" should not be capitalised.
Source: Wikipedia">governmentwould take measures to etablish the Wikipedia, APC Internet Rights Charter, and GenderIT.org glossary. See also access to information in this glossary.">right to information.
.... was one of the main conclusions of Ethan Zuckerman's 'killer' presentation at the Web2forDev conference. "One thing all geeks love is developing software. Give a geek a free minute and he will start writing software" he says, although he himself is a geek and enthusiastic software developer. "Your task is to stop them!", he added.
You are informed that September 28 is the International Right to Know Day. In recognition of the international right to know day In Bangladesh the day will be observed with full attention. Different NGOs/"What is civil society?", initial working definition adopted by the Centre for Civil Society at the London School of Economics">CSOscelebrate the day through different programs. I am mentioning here some programs:
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) and with other Civil Society Organizations ("What is civil society?", initial working definition adopted by the Centre for Civil Society at the London School of Economics">CSOs) has been continuing The American Heritage Dictionaries on Answers.com ">advocacy with the Government for a long time to open up the Community Radio in Bangladesh.
A seminar on 'Multi-Stakeholder National Consultation: "What is civil society?", initial working definition adopted by the Centre for Civil Society at the London School of Economics">CSOsand Aid Effectiveness' was held in the city yesterday. The seminar was organised jointly by a research and The American Heritage Dictionaries on Answers.com ">advocacy organisation (and APC-member) VOICE and a global The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English on Encyclopedia.com">networking organisation 'Reality of Aid' at the Brac Centre, said a press release.
A couple of weeks ago we blogged that workers employed in care homes in
north London (UK) were told by their employer -- a private company
called Fremantle -- that their wages were being cut by 30%, their hours
increased, their sick pay become a thing of the past, and their
pensions reduced, triggering an <a href="http://blog.apc.org/en/index.shtml?x=5197682">online campaign from LabourStart</a>
which was then taken offline following letters to LaborStart's Source: TechSoup Glossary and GenderIT.org">internet
service provider from Freemantle. The campaign continues. Read this
update from LabourStart.
Delegates representing NGOs-members of the EDRI (European Digital Rights) network took part in the General Assembly (GA) in Berlin September 1-2, 2007, discussing current issues of interest and the overall functioning of the association.
Civil Society Organisations ("What is civil society?", initial working definition adopted by the Centre for Civil Society at the London School of Economics">CSOs) in Africa are to send a 20-member
delegation to the Internet Governance Forum (Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on how the internet is run. It was set up at the end of 2005 by the United Nations Secretary-General following a resolution made by governments at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
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Source: APC">IGF) in Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil, in November 2007 to ensure that the African voices are heard.
Speaking on behalf of the CSOs, Ms Natasha Primo of the Association for
Progressive Communications (APC) said that the essence of bringing the
crusade to the largest gathering of pen-pushers on the continent was to
guarantee that African communicators were not left out.
Kristin Palitza of Agenda Magazine was the chair of a discussion panel on gender and the media today, September 11 2007, in Grahamstown, South Africa. Unlike most of the other panels at Highway Africa, this one lined up three women and no man. Certainly a colourful and rather critical one in an event where only 15 out of 55 speakers are women.