The Human Rights Journalists Network will be holding a one-day training for human rights journalists on Digital Rights.
Themed “Understanding Digital Rights”, the training will be facilitated by Mr Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative.
The online training which is supported by BONews Service, an online development news platform, is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, September 15th between 11.00 am – 1.00 pm
While sharing the brief about the training, the coordinator of the network, Kehinde Adegboyega disclosed that the facilitator would be giving a more detailed description of how to access, use, create and publish media contents online without fear.
He added that “this would be an educative program where the concept of the protection and realization of existing rights such as the right to privacy and freedom of expression in the context of digital technologies, especially the internet.”
Mr Sesan is the Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative, a Pan-African Social Enterprise working under Digital Illusion and Digital Rights through its offices Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Zambia.
He is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford University. Mr Sesan has led the Lagos Digital Village, a joint project of Junior Achievement of Nigeria, Microsoft, and Lagos State Government. He is also an adviser to the World Health Organization on Data Privacy during the ongoing pandemic and is also advising the World Economic Forum in its Operationalizing Trust Project.