Communication   | Useful info
International NGOs and Networks
Catholic Media Council (CAMECO)
CAMECO is a research and counselling office in the field of communication.
Communication Rights in the Information Society - CRIS
CRIS is a campaign to ensure that communication rights are central to the information society and to the upcoming World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
Consumer Project on Technology (CPTech)
The Consumer Project on Technology was started by Ralph Nader in 1995. Currently CPTech is focusing on intellectual property rights and health care, electronic commerce and competition policy.
Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties
Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties is a non-profit civil liberties organisation based in the UK. Its main purpose is to promote free speech and privacy on the Internet and raise public awareness of these important issues.
Dramatool is a web-based meeting place for drama/theatre education. The website encourages networking among drama and theatre folk in Amharic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, and Spanish.
Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)
EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy.
ICT for Peace
An initiative to promote the use -and explore the potential- of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in humanitarian and peace operations. The ICT4Peace website is a community platform, giving you the opportunity to connect with groups and people interested in ICTs in humanitarian and peace operations.
Intellectual Property Watch
Non-profit independent news service, reports on the interests and behind-the-scenes dynamics that influence the design and implementation of international intellectual property policies.
Internet Free Expression Alliance
The Internet Free Expression Alliance works to ensure the continuation of the Internet as a forum for open, diverse and unimpeded expression and to maintain the vital role the Internet plays in providing an efficient and democratic means of distributing information around the world.
IP Justice
IP Justice is an international civil liberties organization that promotes balanced intellectual property law in a digital world.
Just Associates - JASS
Network of justice activists, scholars and popular educators in 13 countries worldwide committed to increasing women’s voice, visibility and collective organizational power to advance a more just, equitable and sustainable world.
Les Penelopes
Directed by the women's group, Les Pénélopes, the bilingual international feminist quarterly magazine Digitall Future is produced by an international team gathering of activists, professional or not of information, renewed with each edition. It analyzes the international actuality with a feminist perspective and proposes a vision of the world coupling local situations and global context.
Nexus Research
Nexus Research is a not-for-profit research co-operative based in Dublin. Founded in 1990 by a group of social scientists and consultants, Nexus has developed extensive expertise in supporting local and community development through new information and communication technologies.
Real world radio
Real World Radio (RWR) is a multilingual radio on the web, functioning in the auspices of the communication area of the environmentalist group Friends of the Earth International (FoEI).
Tactical Technology Collective
International NGO helping human rights advocates use information, communications and digital technologies to maximise the impact of their advocacy work. It provides advocates with guides, tools, training and consultancy to help them develop the skills and tactics they need to increase the impact of their campaigning.
World Association for Christian Communication
World Press Freedom Committee
The World Press Freedom Committee is an international umbrella organization that includes 45 journalistic groups united in the defense and promotion of press freedom in all media.
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GL is committed with media, governance and gender justice. Working with partners at local, national, regional and international level to promote gender equality in and through the media and effective campaigns for ending gender violence, HIV and AIDS.
In 2005, a group of scholars and activists, mostly from the global South, created the Copy/South Research Group to analyse, criticise, and confront the oppressive nature of current global copyright regimes, such as those defended by the World Intellectual Property Organisation, and similar ones around the globe.
A network of over 150 civil society organizations in Nigeria comprising of civil rights, grassroots, and community-based Non-Governmental Organizations campaigning for the passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill and eventual implementation when it becomes law in Nigeria.
International NGO dedicated to the dissemination of New Information and Communication Technologies (NICT) in developing countries, especially in Latin America and the Caribbean.
International Internet Community for Environment, Human Rights, Development and Peace. APC is a major CSO worldwide network in advocating for and facilitating the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) by civil society.

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Selected news
Civil Society deeply concerned about roll back in democratic freedoms in South Africa
Wed Aug 11 2010 - Source: Civicus
Civil society organisations express deep apprehension at the recent attempts to strangle the media and the freedom of expression in South Africa.
Technology transforms election monitoring in Kenya
Thu Aug 05 2010 - Source: uchaguzi
Civil society organizations in Kenya have helped build an online platform that has actively monitored Kenya's constitutional referendum on August 4, 2010 via sms, titter and mail. This is a key step towards the consolidation of democracy in the country.
Take back the tech on human rights day
Thu Dec 10 2009 - Source: APC
The last day of Take Back The Tech! falls on International Human Rights Day. This acts as an important reminder that the many forms of violence against women violate our most fundamental human rights.
Communication Intellectual Property Rights Internet governance E-strategies
Telecentres ICTD within the framework of the MDGs Rural access to ICTs Universal Access Funds
The challenge of developing ICTs in Africa "Cybercrime" and human rights WTO trade agreements and ICTs Access to knowledge
UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity The right to communicate Software: Patents and copyrights Media diversity under threat
World Summit on the Information Society - WSIS    

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