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Conference focuses on internet freedom [Africa]

Conference focuses on internet freedom [Africa]

Posted on August 06, 2018

Deadline: 

September 21, 2018

Journalists and others interested in internet freedom are invited to this event.

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), in partnership with the Media Foundation West Africa (MFWA), will host the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa Sept. 26 to 28 in Accra, Ghana.

The event brings together human rights defenders, journalists, government officials, bloggers, developers, representatives from academia and others to discuss matters related to upholding internet freedom.

Topics include gaps, concerns and opportunities for advancing privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination, the free flow of information online on the African continent and more.

Participants in need of travel support must apply by Aug. 15.

Registration is free. The deadline is Sept. 21.

For more information on how to register, click here.