Freedom House IGF Incubator Project: Final Competition in Baku, Azerbaijan
November 1, 2012
CONTACT: Gigi Alford, Freedom House, email@example.com, 1- 202-247-7670
(Baku, Azerbaijan) — On November 5, 2012, Freedom House will select the winners of its Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Incubator Project, a competition to fund Internet freedom initiatives around the world, in Baku, Azerbaijan. Seven presenters will pitch their innovative project ideas to a panel of judges at a public event, and on November 10, the judges will select at least two projects to receive $15,000 each in funding.
Finalists include activists, academics and civil society leaders from Uganda, Burma, Syria, Azerbaijan, Sudan, Poland, Belarus, Egypt and Tunisia.
|What:||The final presentations and selection of winners of the IGF Incubator project, a global competition for innovative Internet freedom initiatives.|
|Who:||Open to Press & the Public|
Friday, November 2, 2012
Baku Expo Center
Contact: No RSVP is required for media planning to attend the event in Baku. The following project organizers are available for comment, and will be present at the event in Baku:
Program Officer, Internet Freedom
Program Director, Internet Freedom
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