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Privacy of Marginalized Groups in Serbia Not Adequately Protected

Partners Serbia, together with 5 civil society organizations organized their annual Privacy Week event, from 24 to 27 January 2022, which covered a variety of topics related to protection of privacy in different areas. One of the Privacy Week panels was dedicated to discrimination as a consequence of violation of privacy of sensitive social groups, …

International Conference e-Society.mk: “Democracy in the Digital Age: Challenges and Opportunities” to start November 30th

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From 30 November to 3 December 2021, Metamorphosis Foundation is organizing the 17th edition of the annual conference e-Society.mk. This year’s topic is “Democracy in the digital age: challenges and opportunities”. The international conference e-Society.mk will bring together experts, activists, journalists, civil servants and supporters from the Western Balkans and beyond to share their views …

Moldova hosted the second Internet Governance Forum

Last month, Moldova hosted the second Internet Governance Forum (MIGF 2021), which took place in a hybrid format on October 19-20. The Forum, organized by the Association «Comunitatea Internet», became an international platform for an open dialogue between different stakeholder groups: civil society, technical and scientific community, private sector, government and public sector.

National Internet Governance Forum will be held in Moldova

As a result of the recognition of the national initiative in the Republic of Moldova by the IGF international secretariat, has started the organization of the Internet Governance Forum (Moldova IGF 2020), which will be held on March 20, 2020 in the Digital Park. The initiator of this significant event for the Internet community is …

Media reforms in Macedonia delayed due to more pressing security issues

This article has originally been published by EDRI-Gram on 12.09.2018. Photo by Yemc, Public Domain via Wikipedia. Recent political developments have affected the implementation of the reforms in the area of freedom of expression in Macedonia. The focus of government institutions on overcoming political obstacles to joining NATO and the EU had put most other …

Second Regional Internet Freedom Summit to take place in Macedonia

Next week, from 22 to 24 March, ABA ROLI will host the second Regional Internet Freedom Summit, organized in cooperation with the members of the Internet Freedom Platform of Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia. More than 120 Internet freedom experts and human rights activists from Europe and Eurasia will gather together in Struga, #Macedonia, to …

Improving Legal Safeguards for Internet Freedom in Georgia

Balancing internet freedom and protecting citizens from harmful online activities and content can be complicated. In Georgia, this debate is playing out as authorities seek to update regulations to protect internet consumers and providers within the country. Originally adopted in 2006, Georgia’s “Regulation on Provision of Services and Protection of Consumer Rights in the Sphere of …