35 local CSOs condemn prohibition of peace call press conference

A gathering of 35 local CSOs preparing to give a joint press conference on an “urgent call for peace” condemned their prevention from making the call by personnel in civilian and military attires who claimed to have been sent by “a government body.” In an online press conference these CSOs issued following the ban, they […]

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CARD identifies gaps in the draft data protection law

The Center for the Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) identified rooms in the draft personal data protection (PDP) proclamation of Ethiopia and gave recommendations for revision before the law is adopted and enacted. First introduced in 2020 by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MiNT) and later updated in 2021, the draft bill acknowledges […]

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Call for Applications for Media Educator and Practicing Journalist.

RTNC/RNW Media in partnership with the Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy – CARD Ethiopia, with the financial support of U.S. Embassy, Ethiopia, is happy to present you with a career development opportunity. We are offering you a training experience from an international expert on how to report on news in conflict times and combat disinformation. The training […]

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Ethiopia: Election Year Social Media Review

The Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) has been running multiple activities to contribute to the general elections of Ethiopia in 2021 including representing observers under the coalition of civil societies, facilitating televised debates among political parties, running online voters’ education as well as monitoring social media conversations to see the trends and […]

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Call for Media Research Consultants

Two consultants are required for the developments of media landscape review and model conflict-sensitive editorial policy. Terms of Reference The Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) is a board-led, non-profit organization registered in Ethiopia under the revised Civil Societies Proclamation 1113/2019 with registry number 4307. CARD envisions to see a democratic Ethiopia and […]

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