KEEPING OUR EYES ON THE BALL: HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has been accompanied by a surge in misinformation, disinformation, and, in some countries, government censorship, at a time when access to factual and timely information has never been so important. Annie Game, Executive Director of IFEX, urges human rights defenders to keep their eyes on the ball during the pandemic.

HATE SPEECH IN THE ARAB REGION

September 23, Geneva, Switzerland
In the framework of the 42nd Session of The Human Rights Convention in Geneva, join The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) in a conversation about “Hate Speech in the Arab Region”.

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE: RORY PECK AWARDS 2018

1 November – London, UK
Join Sky News’ Alex Crawford and BBC’s Jeremy Bowen for the Rory Peck Trust Awards 2018, celebrating freelancers working behind the camera to bring us the very latest in global affairs and news.

THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS FORUM 2018

25 Sept to 27 Sept, Vienna, Austria
The Fundamental Rights Forum will explore concrete solutions to make fundamental rights a reality for everyone. It aims to unite more than 500 thought leaders from not just human rights organisations but also the arts, business and sports communities to help create a melting pot of innovative ideas.

ARTICLE 19 HIRING SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER

Deadline: 21 September
ARTICLE 19 is now hiring a senior legal officer. The post holder will provide legal expertise, including through analysing laws on freedom of expression and information; international, regional and national litigation; and researching developments with the view of identifying key concerns and opportunities.