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Forum On Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (#FIFAfrica17)

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Sunnyside Park Hotel

Princess of Wales Terrace & Carse O'Gowrie Road

Parktown

Johannesburg

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The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the Association for Progressive Communication (APC) are happy to announce the date and location for the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) 2017.

A New Location for FIFAfrica

This year’s edition of the Forum will held be in Johannesburg, South Africa, on September 27-29, 2017, thus expanding the physical footprint of the Forum which has since inception in 2014 been held in Kampala, Uganda.

Who joins us at FIFAfrica

This landmark event convenes various stakeholders from the internet governance and online rights arenas in Africa and beyond to deliberate on gaps, concerns and opportunities for advancing privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination and the free flow of information online. Ultimately, there is a shared vision for incresaed internet use and the freedom to use it affordably, freely and openly.

#InternetFreedomAfrica

The Forum brings together human rights defenders, journalists, government officials, private sector players, global information intermediaries, bloggers, developers, the arts community, law enforcers and regulators – all of whom have a role to play in advancing internet freedom in Africa.

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We aim to ensure as much participation from participation from individuals also located outside of South Africa, however, competition for travel support is very high. Please follow the instr

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Sunnyside Park Hotel

Princess of Wales Terrace & Carse O'Gowrie Road

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Johannesburg

South Africa

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