The program is open to civil society advocates who are interested in localizing digital security resources for their communities. The sprints will be held in September 2022 in a hybrid format, with a combination of online and offline convenings.
EngageMedia’s new report highlights digital safety threats against rights defenders in South and Southeast Asia
During this year’s RightsCon, EngageMedia presented a new research report assessing current digital safety and internet freedom challenges in select Asia-Pacific countries.
The Zalo Connect app in Vietnam connects users in need with private donors. But in doing so, it exemplifies a humanitarian trend that centres on extracting data from vulnerable communities as a precondition to receiving aid, protection, and justice.
The Digital Security Localization Fellowship aims to convene a network of localizers to support the development of localized digital security resources in Southeast Asian languages.
In this episode, author, filmmaker, and activist Noor Huda Ismail discusses online radicalisation in Southeast Asia: how social media algorithms play a role, and what can be done to help targeted individuals reintegrate back into society.
EngageMedia invites interested individuals fluent in Burmese, Filipino, Indonesian, Khmer, and Thai to support the localization of digital security guides and resources to help organisations identify and manage digital security threats in their work.
EngageMedia, through its work under the Greater Internet Freedom program, is hosting a three-day digital rights school from April 14 to 16 to empower new and upcoming digital rights defenders. The deadline for applications is on March 31, 2022.
EngageMedia’s research on the governance of AI in Southeast Asia is featured in an article published in foreign affairs news magazine The Diplomat. Researcher Dr Jun-E Tan writes about the US-China tech rivalry and how this impacts Southeast Asia.
In Part Two of this series on the geopolitics of AI, researcher Jun-E Tan explains why Southeast Asia will need to consider the strategic implications of the rise of China and the continued dominance of the US in the AI space.