07.07.2015

Call for applications > Digital activist residency (Berlin, Germany)

Tactical Tech is offering a residency in its offices in Berlin, Germany, for two months starting at the beginning of October 2015.  The residency is designed to support activists from Latin America, Africa, Asia, Central Asia, the Caucasus or the Middle East, who utilise digital technologies extensively in their work.  

This is part of a project launched by the Tactical Technology Collective and Reporters without Borders Germany, meant to strengthen Berlin as a hub for a creative community that can inspire change around the world. In parallel, Reporters Without Borders will host a residency for a journalist.

Applicants will need to fulfil the following criteria:

  •  be an activist from Latin America, Africa, Asia, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe or the Middle East

  • be confident working in English

  • use digital technologies extensively in your work

  • have a good knowledge of digital technologies (the internet, mobile phones etc) and their challenges and implications for freedom of information or advocacy work in your own context

  • be willing to share experience and expertise

  • be willing to deepen your practical knowledge on digital security and privacy

  • be willing to be part of the Tactical Tech team on a daily basis for two months

  • be willing to act as a multiplier and further spread the knowledge you gathered during the residency in your home region

As the resident, you will be provided with full support including plane tickets to Berlin. 

Deadline: 24 July

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