Established in 1911, the University of Hong Kong (UHK) is the territory's oldest institute of higher learning. Over the past century, the University has committed itself to creating knowledge, providing education, and serving society.
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The Privacy International Network
Through it's global advocacy, Privacy International is building a global network of advocates to fight for privacy, uncovering surveillance practices around the world, and advocating for strong privacy protections on the domestic and regional level.
Privacy International works in partnership with human rights advocates in twenty countries, creating a network of champions fighting for the right to privacy around the world. Working in Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Hong Kong Special Administration Region of China, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, South Africa, and Zimbabwe, Privacy International covers major continents and diverse cultures.
Privacy International and its partners collaborate together to fight back against unlawful surveillance wherever it may occur. Building the understanding of organisations, activists, journalists, and researchers around the world helps these groups to identify and respond to surveillance techniques and technologies proliferating across these regions.
La Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC) is an independent and non-profit NGO created in 1995 with the aim of securing a judicial and institutional culture that guarantees the fundamental rights of people upheld by the respect for the Constitution and democratic values.
The mission of the Centro de Estudios de Tecnología y Sociedad is to build an academic environment of interdisciplinary studies in the fields of management regulation, development and analysis of the impact of new information and communications technologies (ICTs).
VOICE is a rights-based, activist organization working mainly on the issues of food sovereignty, aid effectiveness, economic justice, and the right to information and communication, both in Bangladesh and on a global scale.
Created in 2005, Nupef (Center of Research, Studies and Learning) is a non-profit institute based in Rio de Janeiro dedicated to reflexion, analysis, knowledge production and learning activities, with focus on ICTs as they relate to policy-making and political processes which affect democracy, hu
Founded in 2003, Centro de Tecnologia e Sociedade (CTS) studies the legal implications of institutional, social and cultural rights resulting from the advancement of information technology and communication.
Founded in 2005, La ONG Derechos Digitales is a non-profit Chilean organisation whose activities focus on public interest when there are tensions between law and technology.
A group of Colombian professors founded Dejusticia in 2003 with the aim of engaging in debates about law, institutions and public policy, by drawing upon rigorous studies and actions that promote social inclusion, democracy, the Rule of Law, and human rights in Colombia and Latin America.
The Karisma Foundation is a civil society organization, founded in 2003 and located in Bogota, Colombia.
Established in 1993 in the spirit to encourage the development of a democratic political order, by means of strengthening civl society through advocacy and the promotion of human rights in Indonesia. Visit ELSAM's website here.
The Centre for Internet and Society is a non-profit research organization that works on policy issues relating to freedom of expression, privacy, accessibility for persons with disabilities, access to knowledge and IPR reform, and openness (including open government data, free/open source softwar
KELIN was formed in 1994 and registered as a Non- Governmental organization (NGO) in 2001. It is a human rights organisation working to protect and promote HIV related human rights in Eastern Africa.
The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) is a network of individuals and organizations operating at grassroots, national and regional levels, with a commitment to promoting a strengthening the social contract between states and citizens.To achieve this, the APSP promotes active engagement
The National Coalition for Human Rights Defenders is a non-governmental organization registered as a Trust in Kenya.
ADN, or the Moroccan Association for Digital Rights, is a non governmental organization founded in May 2014 and aims to raise awareness about, promote and undertake research on digital rights in Morocco, defend human rights in the digital space, conduct advocacy efforts and facilitate the converg
Autonomous University of Mexico State (UAEM, Universidad Autónoma del
Estado de México) is a public university in the State of Mexico, Mexico.
Over the past twenty (20) years, MISA has positioned itself as the primary advocate for media freedom and freedom of expression in southern Africa.
The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) is a non-profit service institution whose mission has been to assist citizens and communities—especially civil society organizations (CSOs) and other development stakeholders—in their strategic and appropriate use of the various information and communic
Digital Rights Foundation is a registered research based advocacy not-for-profit organization focusing on ICTs to support human rights, democratic processes and digital governance.
Bytes for All (B4A), Pakistan is a human rights organization with a focus on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). It experiments and organizes debate on the relevance of ICTs for sustainable development and strengthening human rights movements in the country.
Jonction is a rights-based Senegalese organisation which regroups engaged men and women to bring their modest contribution to the sustainable and fair development of Africa but in particular Senegal.
Netizen Network (Thai Netizen Network). was a group of Internet users from various professions gathered to support online freedom and protect the rights of Internet users.
The Thai Media Policy Center (Thai MPC), formerly Thai Media Policy & Advocacy Center (Thai MPAC), is a non-profit body that specializes in research and public education on media law and policy. Thai MPC activities include: Public information, Advocacy, Research and Conferences and Seminars.
Nawaat.org is an independent collective blog managed by Tunisians. It gives a voice to all those who make themselves heard, and share their voice through civic engagement. It was launched in 2004.
Unwanted Witness was registered in 2013 as a non partisan and non-profit organisation that use different media tools to amplify voices of the poor and vulnerable groups and add an active voice to initiatives that work towards demanding and promoting democratic governance.
HRNJ-Uganda was established in 2005 by a group of human rights-minded journalists who developed a sense of activism amidst a deteriorating context due to glaring abuses targeting the media.
The Centre for Social Science (CSSR) is an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Cape Town (UTC) dedicated to conducting and building capacity for systematic, policy-relevant social science research in South Africa, the region and across Africa.
The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is a coalition of nineteen human rights NGOs in Zimbabwe who while having their own objectives, are concerned with the level and nature of organized violence and torture in the country perpetuated mainly, though not exclusively, by state agents and