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Activities: Capacity Building

Jean F. Queralt edited this page Jul 24, 2021 · 5 revisions


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  1. Introduction
  2. TechUp Capacity Building sessions
  3. Themes and Topics



This document employs terms related to the DCDR Advocacy that can be found in the TIOF terminology.

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About this document

TechUp offers capacity building sessions as part of its activities to anyone interested in learning new skills. This document gives an overview of the themes and topics that can be covered in these sessions.

This document does not form part of any Engagement Document and may be amended at any time as the needs for TechUp evolve.

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This document directly applies to:

  • All TechUp capacity building sessions

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TechUp Capacity Building sessions

Proposing a session

Anyone can participate in TechUp and be a part of the community by sharing knowledge and being part of its mission to encourage the next generation of Rights defenders.

If you are interested in submitting a session proposal:

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Proposing a theme or topic

Should you want to propose a new theme or topic, please message us at:

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TechUp library

You can access all the recordings from past capacity building sessions in TechUp's Library.

You will also have access to recordings from other activities.

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Themes and Topics

Technology skills

  • Programming languages
  • Development frameworks
  • Distributed ledger technologies
  • Cloud infrastructure
  • Data structures, storage and management
  • Data science
  • Cryptography
  • Encryption
  • DevOps
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Digital Security & Privacy
  • Accessibility

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Soft skills

  • Public speaking
  • Leadership
  • Project management
  • Presentations
  • Negotiation techniques
  • Conflict resolution
  • Design thinking
  • Documenting projects
  • Presenting Calls for Proposal

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Data-Centric Digital Rights

  • DCDR Principles
  • Digital Harms
  • Digital Rights
  • UDDR
  • NFDR

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  • Building a career in civil society as a technologist
  • Starting your own civil society organization as a technologist
  • Participating in the technical ecosystem
  • Internet governance
  • Self-Sovereign Identity
  • Open Data
  • Policy making & interpretation
  • Software & data licensing
  • Governing structures
  • Rights & obligations
  • Deontological codes
  • Business Process Management

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Ecosystem mapping

  • Authoritative organizations
  • Open Standards working groups
  • Events

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