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Africa Workshop Report & Resources

info: Submitted by Lisa Horner on Thu, 2007-08-09 14:48.

The third in the series of Freedom of Expression Project workshops was held in Nairobi from the 16th - 19th July 2007. The workshop covered similar terrain to the previous event in Buenos Aires, placing issues in both African and global contexts. A number of new issues were also raised, many with an emphasis on culture and identity. Read on for a report of the workshop and to download presentations from the panelists.


Click here to read the Global Partners Nairobi report online, or download a pdf below.

Click here to read the report from Twaweza communications in Nairobi

Workshop resources

Download the list of partcipants, programme and presentations by clicking on the attachment links below. You will need Powerpoint to open some of the presentations.

Key note address - Kwame Karikari (PDF)42.21 KB
Layer model presentation - Lisa Horner, Global Partners (PPT)3 MB
Low internet diffusion in Africa - Alex Gakuru, ICT Consumers Association (PPT)813.5 KB
Mobile phones as a communications platform in Africa - Joseph Ogutu, Safaricom (PPT)1.31 MB
Presentation - Charlene Allen, Funding Exchange (PDF)27.1 KB
Opening Presentation - Andrew Puddephatt, Global Partners (PPT)588.5 KB
Publishing and the internet - Henry Chakava & Muriuki Njeru, EAEP (PPT)132.5 KB
Workshop Report - Kate Wilkinson, Global Partners (PDF)67.35 KB
Workshop Participants (PDF)19.13 KB
Nairobi Freedom of Expression Workshop Programme (PDF)107.04 KB