The Youth Communications and Advocacy for Internet Freedom project aims to expand awareness and engagement with digital rights issues, particularly among youth sectors, and develop a stronger digital rights field through effective knowledge sharing, outreach, and engagement.
To build on the momentum from the DRAPAC23 Assembly, we invite you to join us for the DRAPAC Series of events that aims to generate and sustain conversations about the challenges and opportunities for the region with regards to human and digital rights in the networked society.
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Tech Tales Youth aims to support a new group of young filmmakers and visual storytellers in the Philippines and Thailand to produce short films about human rights in the digital age.
EngageMedia invites individuals from marginalised and underrepresented groups to apply for the fellowships, which will provide limited funding for selected participants to join the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Festival in Chiang Mai in May 2023.
In collaboration with the Asia Centre, the Digital Security and Human Rights Defenders in the Asia-Pacific research project aims to map digital surveillance activities and identify the gaps and levels of prioritisation in adopting counter-surveillance technology and secure communications by civil society.
The report breaks down the technical aspects behind internet shutdowns and cites examples from incidents reported in South and Southeast Asian countries. It also includes actions that individuals and civil society members can take in the broader movement to safeguard and uphold freedom of internet access and digital rights.
EngageMedia will kick off the year 2023 with the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, a three-day regional forum that will create online and physical spaces for changemakers to further discuss and collaborate on solutions to the region’s most pressing digital rights issues today. The three-day regional forum on January 12 to 14, 2023, is the second group of events leading up to the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in May 2023.
EngageMedia is set to host four in-person forums in the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and Cambodia to create spaces and opportunities for collaborations and knowledge-sharing among human and digital rights advocates.