EU Parliament Takes First Step Towards a Fair and Interoperable Market

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The EU’s Proposal for a Digital Market Act (DMA) is an attempt to create a fairer and more competitive market for...

UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Germany’s NetzDG for Letting Social Media Platforms Police Online...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A UN human rights committee examining the status of civil and political rights in Germany took aim at the country’s Network...

Unión Europea y CIP articulan acciones para promover seguridad alimentaria

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Este viernes 12 de noviembre, la Delegación de la Unión Europea en Ecuador, encabezada por su embajador Charles-Michel Geurts, visitó la...

IFAD-FOCUS projects review: Nagaland APC proposes new tissue culture tech

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Country Director, IFAD, Han Ulac Demirag, APC and Mission Director FOCUS, Nagaland, Y Kikheto Sema IAS with officials from Agri &...

Podcast Episode: The Revolution Will Be Open Source

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Episode 102 of EFF’s How to Fix the Internet The open source movement focuses on collaboration and empowerment of users. It plays...

Indonesian Court Allows Internet Blocking During Unrest, Tightening Law Enforcement Control Over Users’ Communications...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Indonesia’s Constitutional Court dealt another blow to the free expression and online privacy rights of the country’s 191 million internet users,...

Police Aerial Surveillance Endangers Our Ability to Protest

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The ACLU of Northern California has concluded a year-long Freedom of Information campaign by uncovering massive spying on Black Lives Matter...

Manifest V3: Open Web Politics in Sheep’s Clothing

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). When Google introduced Manifest V3 in 2019, web extension developers were alarmed at the amount of functionality that would be taken...

The Future of Digital Spaces and Their Role in Democracy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This is the 13th “Future of the Internet” canvassing Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center...

A sampling of some of the key overarching views

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The following selection of responses covers some of the more panoramic and incisive big ideas shared by several dozen...

Public digital spaces will be improved: Tech can be fixed, governments and corporations can...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A notable share of the most hopeful respondents to this canvassing declared that in order to serve the public...

3. Large improvement of digital spaces is unlikely by 2035: Human frailties will remain...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Experts who doubt significant improvement will be made in the digital democratic sphere anytime soon say the key factor...

4. Work is needed now to prepare for a mind-bending future

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Several of these experts wrote about the urgent need to make moves now to establish systems and processes to...

5. Closing thoughts | Pew Research Center

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The following respondents wrote contributions that bring together a holistic look at the issues at hand, trying to place...

Acknowledgments | Pew Research Center

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). We are extremely thankful for the contributions of the people who participated in this canvassing. This report is a collaborative...

6. About this canvassing of experts

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This report covers results from the 13th “Future of the Internet” canvassing by Pew Research Center and Elon University’s...

The future of potatoes in Georgia is youthful business

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Giorgi Khitarishvili started potato farming with his parents when he was five years old, living in Vale, Akhaltsikhe, in southwestern Georgia. At that young...

Interview: The most impactful actions at COP26 point to progress on climate change    |

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Alexandre Soares of UN News, Martina Donlon acknowledged that after two weeks of tough negotiations, the text that serves as the conference's outcome is “a compromise that it is...

RCMRD Hosts 55th Governing Council, Shares Resolutions

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The 55th Session of the Governing Council of the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was...

Atelier de formation sur la qualité de l’igname à la FSA, UAC du 22...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Atelier de formation sur la qualité de l’igname à la FSA, UAC du 22 au 26 Novembre 2021 Source...

Digital Rights Updates with EFFector 33.7

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Email updates on news, actions, events in your area, and more. Anti-spam question: Enter the three-letter abbreviation for Electronic...

ICRISAT Genebank observes World Quality Day – ICRISAT

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ICRISAT’s Dr Rajendra S Paroda Genebank observed World Quality Day on 11 November. Dr Janny van Beem, Genebank Quality Management Specialist,...

Safe sanitation for all benefits people and the planet: UN chief |

In his message for World Toilet Day on Friday, the UN chief affirmed that everyone should have access to hygienic, safe and sustainable sanitation. 

Joining hands to conserve plant genetic resources for a food secure future in Chad...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). To enhance the capacity of Chad’s national agriculture research system in the conservation of plant germplasm, ICRISAT, through its genebank in...