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Call for Applications: Researching and Communicating Digital Rights in Africa

Organisation: Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Open to human rights defenders, academics, media, activists, technologists, and private sector actors
  • Type of funding: Training
  • Target countries: Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
  • Application language: English

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) is calling for applications from individuals interested in learning, researching, and communicating digital rights for a two-day virtual training. The training seeks to equip participants with requisite skills as well as serve as a space to build a community of interdisciplinary digital rights researchers and advocates of digital rights in Africa.

The key topics covered are: Key issues shaping the digital rights landscape in Africa; Legal and policy frameworks governing digital rights in Africa.; Legal research for Internet policy and digital rights analysis; Survey methods in digital rights research; Monitoring surveillance, internet shutdowns, and targeted malware: Strategic Communication, Visuals, and Using Research for Advocacy.

The training, scheduled for 24-25 March 2022 targets human rights defenders, academics, media, activists, technologists, and private sector actors from Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Note: CIPESA will cover participants’ internet connectivity costs.

See here to learn more and apply.

Status: Closed

Type:
  • Training and Education

Deadline: 17/03/2022

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