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MOOC on the International and African Legal Framework on Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists

Online
13/11/2017 - 18/12/2017
The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria and UNESCO developed a massive open online course (MOOC) on the International and African Legal Framework on Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists.

The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria and UNESCO developed a massive open online course (MOOC) on the International and African Legal Framework on Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists. The MOOC, which runs from 13 November to 18 December 2017, is hosted on the Canvas Network platform. Enrollment is free of charge and after the successful completion of all the modules, participants will receive a certificate.

Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists MOOC

Are you a ...
Judge? Judicial Officer? Prosecutor? Lawyer? Parliamentarian? Journalist? Blogger? Academic? Law student? Internet user?

Do you want to learn more about the right to freedom of expression, its legal frameworks, challenges to free speech in the digital age, access to information and the safety of journalists, especially in an African context? Enroll for this free, massive open online course (MOOC), presented by the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria and UNESCO.

Course instructors

The course, consisting of 5 Modules, is led by experts in the field of human rights and freedom of expression and include:

  • Prof Frans Viljoen
    Director, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
  • Commissioner Pansy Tlakula
    Former Chairperson, African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information
  • Justice Ben Kioko
    Vice President, African Court on Human and Peoples’s Rights
  • Mr Frank La Rue
    Assistant Director-General, Communication and Information, UNESCO

Course details

Course Date: 13 November - 18 December 2017
Duration: 5 weeks
Commitment: 7+ hours per week
Requirement: None
Course Type: Instructor-led
Credential: Certificate (Free)
Course URL: goo.gl/Hy9qes

More information

Deadline

Enroll before 1 December 2017
To enroll, and to read more about this course, please visit the Canvas Network website


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