As more than 40 heads of state and dignitaries visited Paris on Sunday to show their solidarity with the people of France under the banner of anti-terrorism and freedom of speech, some in Budapest were wondering why Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had been invited.
By Jovan Kurbalija on 8 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Looking Sideways
Chappatte’s cartoons – as always – say a lot. The attack on Charlie Hebdo was more than ‘just’ another terrorist attack; it was an attack on humour, one of the most sophisticated ways we have of communicating as humans.
By Biljana Scott on 8 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Home
There is a freedom beyond the freedom of speech, and that is the freedom of satire. Freedom of speech is already curtailed in countries which otherwise uphold it as a basic right through the criminalization of hate-speech, holocaust denial and incitement to commit acts of terrorism.
By Petru Dumitriu on 7 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy
‘Reform’ is a very fashionable term. No respectable statesman or head of an organisation would speak about their leadership intentions without a generous use of the notion.
By Editor on 6 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy
Mark Forsyth is Refugee Support Services Coordinator with the British Red Cross. His work focuses on asylum seekers and refugees, in particular unaccompanied child asylum seekers.
By Vladimir Radunovic on 31 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance
Nuclear plant in South Korea hacked... Hackers attack Internet overlord ICANN... US, European police swoop on Tor 'dark markets' ... Cybersecurity units to protect Russia’s nuclear weapons stockpiles... Digital War takes shape on websites over ISIS...
By Simona Cioroiu on 22 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s: E-tools, Internet Governance, Home
For those of us who prefer to avoid the in-store mania that is part and parcel of the Christmas shopping season, Bitcoin offers a quiet alternative.
By Ginger Paque on 11 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s: E-tools, Internet Governance
How to improve inclusion in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) process through online resources, tools, and facilitation was one of the points of discussion at the IGF 2015 Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) meetings in Geneva during the week of 2 December.
By Simona Cioroiu on 9 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s: E-tools, Internet Governance, Home
Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, is on the day after American Thanksgiving so Black Friday 2014 was on 28 November.
By Stephanie on 3 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Webinars
Arduous negotiations, lobbying, and watered-down amendments characterised the three-week ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, which took place earlier last month in Busan, Korea.