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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CARD, in collaboration with Data4Change, launches a two-week campaign on internet accessibility

The Center for the Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD), assisted by a successive capacity-building fellowship and data story development it has been receiving from Data4Change, has launched an online campaign today on May 16, 2022. The campaign is titled “The Digital Divide: how lack of internet access hinders Ethiopia’s potential” and will last for […]

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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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