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Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Published on: Nov 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We need digital and human rights initiatives, projects and strategies led by African organizations that contribute towards a healthy internet. New digital solutions...
How to Address Disinformation in Eastern and Central Europe

How to Address Disinformation in Eastern and Central Europe

Published on: Sep 08 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Address Disinformation in Eastern and Central Europe
 The Russian invasion and war in Ukraine has accelerated already existing propaganda and disinformation campaigns throughout Eastern and Central Europe. Together...
Apply Now: $300,000 for Data Systems to Safeguard Human Rights

Apply Now: $300,000 for Data Systems to Safeguard Human Rights

Published on: Sep 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Many nonprofit organizations have unique datasets that – alone or in combination with other data – may offer deeper insights into the needs of beneficiary groups,...
How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

Published on: Nov 17 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights
It is now axiomatic that the mass diffusion of the internet and its ancillary digital technologies have created an alternative space for the widespread and ‘unrestricted’...
10 Human Rights Impacts of Land Governance Digitalization

10 Human Rights Impacts of Land Governance Digitalization

Published on: Sep 10 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Digitalization – the adoption and use of information and communica­tions technologies (ICT) and artificial intelligence in different sectors and every­...
Apply Now: $300,000 for Your Open Source Internet Freedom Initiatives

Apply Now: $300,000 for Your Open Source Internet Freedom Initiatives

Published on: Aug 23 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In the COVID-19 era, connectivity is a necessity. Virtually all human activities – business, education, healthcare, politics, socializing – have moved...
12 Artificial Intelligence Initiatives in Health, Education, Human Rights

12 Artificial Intelligence Initiatives in Health, Education, Human Rights

Published on: Mar 06 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 12 Artificial Intelligence Initiatives in Health, Education, Human Rights
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already embedded in a range of digital services. Voice assistants such as Alexa, car routing or content translation all involve...
Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?

Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?

Published on: Jan 23 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?
Since at least 2009, Uganda has experienced a polarized media discourse on sexual minority rights. Politicians and prominent citizens have questioned the ability...
Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America

Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America

Published on: Apr 28 2016 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development Forum Central America
June 23-24 – San Salvador – RSVP Now Over the past decade, mobile Internet access has rapidly expanded across Central America to cover nearly 90% of...
Using Technology to Advance Human Rights in Kenya

Using Technology to Advance Human Rights in Kenya

Published on: Aug 26 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Using Technology to Advance Human Rights in Kenya
Joseph Kitaka, a resident of Yatta in Machakos County, Kenya, has always had an interest in defending human rights. His community is faced with numerous challenges,...