AFCN on International Fact-Checking Day 2024

AFCN on International Fact-Checking Day 2024   The Arab Fact-Checkers Network(AFCN) from ARIJ, participated actively in  the International Fact-Checking Day on various social media platforms under the hashtag “#دقق_بالعربي” from April 1 to 3, 2024.  The campaign is part of AFCN’s strategic objectives to increase awareness about fact-checking and to emphasise its importance. This year,…

AFCN holds its first regional meeting in 2024

AFCN holds its first regional meeting in 2024 41 Fact-checkers from 11 Arab countries have met in the first regional meeting of the Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) from ARIJ in 2024, on Thursday, March 7th, 2024. The meeting gathered 25 fact-checking initiatives/organisations of the AFCN community to discuss how to improve the quality of fact-checking…

صورة توضح الاجتماع الاقليمي للشبكة العربية لمدققي المعلومات AFCN

AFCN Regional Meetings Report 2022-2023

ARIJ’s AFCN Regional Meetings Report 2022-2023 “The Road to Building an Arab Fact-checking Community” When the Arab Fact-Checkers Network (AFCN) from ARIJ began organizing its regional meetings in early 2022, the majority of fact-checking organizations/initiatives in the Arab world did not know each other well enough to share knowledge, trust each other, collaborate or discuss…

AFCN organises an “Introduction to AI in Journalism and Fact-checking” workshop

AFCN organises an “Introduction to AI in Journalism and Fact-checking” workshop November 30, 2023 Within the framework of the ARIJ23 annual forum, entitled “Cross-Border Collaboration in a Fragmented World“, from 1 to 3rd of December 2023, the ARIJ’s AFCN organised an “Introduction to AI in Journalism and Fact-checking” workshop in collaboration with the Norwegian Foundation…

AFCN organises an “Advanced Physical Safety workshop for fact-checkers”

AFCN organises an “Advanced Physical Safety workshop for fact-checkers” November 30, 2023 Within the framework of the ARIJ23 Forum, entitled “Cross-Border Collaboration in a Fragmented World“, from 1st to 3rd of December 2023, the ARIJ’s AFCN organised an “Advanced Physical Safety workshop for fact-checkers” on November 30, led by the specialist trainer and the journalist…

AFCN organises a “Global South Information Disorder Masterclass”

AFCN organises a “Global South Information Disorder Masterclass” November 30, 2023 Within the framework of the 16th Arij Forum, entitled “cross-border collaboration in a fragmented world“, from 1 to 3rd of December 2023, the ARIJ’s AFCN organised a “Global South Information Disorder Masterclass” meeting in collaboration with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), which took…