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Inna Pidluska of Ukraine's International Renaissance Foundation discusses Ukraine’s evolving political culture, early elections, and potential opportunities for civil society and parliamentarians to pursue a reform agenda.
Laura Reed of Freedom House and Darian Pavli of the Open Society Justice Initiative discuss a recent controversial decision by the European Court of Justice about search engine results.
This briefing addresses the current historic opportunity to advance whistleblower protection and concrete opportunities to strengthen work in the areas of human rights, national security, environment, and governance.
A first-ever law in Brazil is designed to protect internet privacy, free expression, and net neutrality. We spoke with digital rights expert Ronaldo Lemos, who helped draft the legislation.
Jake Porway, executive director of DataKind, explains how NGOs use data, how they can use it better, and what data science can do for civil society.