GFMD AT THE 2018 INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM

GFMD team attended the 13th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Paris, from 12-14 November. The IGF an event held under the auspices of the United Nations. We have co-organised the second edition of the working group on media development and Internet governance, as well as launched an issue paper that explores intersections between media development and Internet governance.

BALKAN CONFERENCE: HATE SPEECH IN THE MEDIA

6-7 November – Zagreb, Croatia
The Council of Europe and the Croatian Agency for Electronic Media is hosting a regional conference titled: “Addressing hate speech in the media: the role of regulatory authorities and the judiciary.”

5th INTERNATIONAL OPEN DATA CONFERENCE 2018

27 Sept – 28 Sept, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The International Open Data Conference (IODC) is an event designed to bring the global open data community together in order to learn, share, plan and collaborate on the future of open data. The unique nature of this event is that it gathers together in one location a diverse range of participants from the northern and southern hemispheres to define strategies to advance open data both locally and globally.

NEWS INTEGRITY INITIATIVE AWARDS $2.5 MILLION TO INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

The News Integrity Initiative at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is pleased to announce $2.5 million in grants to Internews and the European Journalism Centre to support community-focused journalism around the globe. NII is building an alliance of partners from different sectors devoted to a vision of journalism that serves as a force for building trust.