Human rights and internet governance

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Enough Talk of the Problem: Whats the solution to connecting the next billion in Africa?

By |2016-04-28T15:28:29+02:00Apr 28th, 2016|Categories: Africa, Broadband 4 Africa, Human rights and internet governance, ICT policy and planning, Internet governance, Multistakeholderism, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , , , , |

Organisers: Sylvia Musalagani (HiVOS East Africa) and Chenai Chair (Research ICT Africa) Panelists: Hanane Boujemi (IGMENA), Riva Jalipa (Article 19 East Africa), Mohamed El Gohary(Global Voices) Jochai Ben-Avie (Mozilla) & Chenai Chair. Moderator: Ephraim Percy Kenyanito (Access Now) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Focusing on the issue of connectivity first as part of internet governance and access as a right, [...]

Women @ Facebook Roundtable: Discussing tech-related violence and solutions by African women

By |2016-02-23T10:50:16+02:00Feb 23rd, 2016|Categories: Africa, Gender and Internet rights, Human rights and internet governance, Internet governance, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , |

The internet is seen as an enabler of human rights protection and exercise that facilitates the freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and the right to education. It is also seen as important for social, economic and human development in Africa as stated in the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms. Connecting women is a way [...]

RightsCon 2016

By |2015-12-09T09:24:42+02:00Dec 9th, 2015|Categories: Gender and Internet rights, Human rights and internet governance, Internet governance, Multistakeholderism, Net-neutrality, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , , |

  RightsCon is the world's leading event convened around the issues of internet and human rights. RightsCon 2016 will be held in Silicon Valley March 30-April 1 2016. The deadline for submission is set for 11:59pm Pacific Time on December 14, 2015. Follow this link to find the submission form. Please refer to discount ticket policy for information on special rates [...]

Measuring Digital Rights for the Attainment of Internet Universality

By |2015-11-19T15:43:07+02:00Nov 19th, 2015|Categories: Demand side ICT data, Human rights and internet governance, Indicators, Internet governance, RIA Rap|Tags: |

This blogpost was originally posted in CircleID Measuring the information society in order to achieve development goals is a challenge and a necessity to ascertain progress made in terms of ICT sector development and socio-economic growth. Many intergovernmental, governments, non-profit and private organisations have sought to tackle the challenge through setting targets, defining indicators, and applying [...]

Internet and digital technologies advancing or limiting right to freedom of expression?

By |2015-11-19T09:10:54+02:00Nov 19th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Gender and Internet rights, Human rights and internet governance, Internet governance, RIA Rap|Tags: , , , , , |

The Collaboration on International ICT policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) held its second Forum on Internet Freedom in East Africa-#FIFEA- in Kampala, Uganda from the 28th to the 29th of September. The opening day of the forum coincided with the International Right to Know day. The Right to Know was coined as the notion [...]