Due Date: July 12, 2019

Applications are open for the Paradigm Effort Regional Digital Rights Workshops 2019 in Anglophone West Africa and Francophone Africa. These workshops will be concentrated on understanding and browsing the policy and regulative landscape associated to digital rights and security, along with discovering advocacy and engagement techniques for those who work or have an interest in promoting and protecting human rights online in Africa.

The topic of human rights online has actually never ever been more vital than it is now. The topic is not just appropriate to policy makers, supporters, and civil society organisations working around the style of ICTs for Advancement, however for all who rely greatly on making use of the Web for their work for Human Rights and/or Flexibility of Expression, media organizations, and people who utilize the web for advocacy, advocacy or civil engagement. Lots of African federal governments are presenting legislation and policies which impose personal privacy infractions, violations to flexibility of expression, gain access to limitations and injure other digital rights.

Financing

  • Minimal financing to support flight and lodging is readily available. You might show whether you require sponsorship on your application.
  • Workshop products, coffee/tea and lunch will be supplied throughout the workshop.

Eligibility

  • Open to people who live and operate in Anglophone West Africa and Francophone Africa.
  • Choice will be based upon best-fit factors to consider with a concentrate on the possibility that the workshop will work to your continuous work.

Application

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For additional information, see Regional Digital Rights Workshops

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