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RightsCon 2020's Panel Discussion: Lessons learnt from mobile data collection applications that strengthen Indigenous data governance towards Indigenous Data Sovereignty
RightsCon 2020

How do Indigenous Peoples exercise their data governance? Register for #RightsCon2020 to join Open Development Mekong‘s panel discussion on lessons learnt from mobile data collection applications that strengthen Indigenous data governance towards Indigenous Data Sovereignty (session ID #8999).   Register for RightsCon, the world’s leading event on ...

Call for participation to the Mekong Media Initiative
Mekong Media Initiative

CFI, the French Media Development agency, is offering service contracts to interested newsrooms in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam to boost reporting on environment and sustainable development, with a focus on scientific reporting. The contracts will support the production of multimedia stories on the subject, ...

EVENT: The Dialogue Forum 1: Digital Disruption and a Push for Sound Public Policies
THE DIALOGUE FORUM 1: DIGITAL DISRUPTION AND A PUSH FOR SOUND PUBLIC POLICIES

The news agency, in collaboration with its partners, will hold a monthly forum on issues of importance, with “explanations” provided for the audience from concerned parties invited to take part in the forum the new project “Bangkok Tribune’s Dialogue Forum: Digital Disruption and a Push ...

Open Data Sharing Risk Assessment Toolkit
Open Data Sharing Risk Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit is for anyone intending to upload or share any datasets as open data on the Open Development Mekong’s (ODM) datahub. It is meant to be used to help guide users of ODM’s datahub through a process of assessing the risks and benefits involved with ...

Mekong River Commission launches interactive and easy-to-use Mekong data portal
MRC’s Data and Information Services Portal 

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) today launched a revitalised online data service platform that assembles, analyses, and visualises data about the health and condition of the Mekong River.  The platform, called MRC’s Data and Information Services Portal or Data Portal, is designed to help governments, development practitioners, private ...

Shelter City Netherlands: Call for temporary relocation in 2020
Shelter City Netherlands

Justice and Peace Netherlands is launching a new call for human rights defenders at risk to participate in the Shelter City initiative around March 2020.   Shelter City offers human rights defenders (HRDs) at risk a possibility for rest and respite by letting them escape temporarily from a ...

IFF Community Empowerment Program
Internet Freedom Festival

Application closes Friday, September 6, 2019 at 9 PM EST! At the IFF, we believe that the internet is a community of communities. As these communities grow, so does their demand for community development capacity and resources. Connecting and empowering diverse and inclusive communities is a fundamental ...

Information Wars in Southeast Asia

In recent years, the internet and social media have become the arena for ideological and security battles. Much optimism about the role of digital resources in promoting knowledge and democratic values has turned into preoccupation that they are rather a source of authoritarian control and ...

Open Data for Anti-Corruption

You are invited to join the Roundtable Discussion on OPEN DATA FOR ANTI-CORRUPTION, to be organized this Saturday, June 15th, 2019, during 09:00 – 16:00 hrs at Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ), 15th Fl., Witthayu Road, Bangkok. Let’s join and exchange your opinion among experts and practitioners, ...

Event: Mobile Journalism Conference Asia

This conference will bring Asian journalists and media professionals together to exchange their experiences in using smartphones to support their journalism and newsrooms. We will bring experts from across the region to Bangkok for panel discussions, workshops and masterclasses on video reporting and production, photojournalism, ...

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