When: October 20–26, 2019
Where: Rizal, Philippines
Coconet is a platform for digital rights movement building in Southeast Asia.
From October 20-26, 2019, 100-120 film-makers, researchers, journalists, human rights advocates, and technologists from across Asia will gather in the Philippines for Coconet II, a digital rights camp.
Organised by EngageMedia, the Association for Progressive Communications, the Southeast Asian Press Alliance and a host of partners, the camp will break down silos, catalyse regional networking and collaboration, develop skills, deepen relationships, spark campaigns, and bring new actors into the digital rights field.
Coconet II aims to:
Our target participants are primarily those from Southeast Asia; however, we also welcome applications from East and South Asia, and Oceania. For travel support, we’ll prioritise applicants from Southeast Asia.
All participants must attend the entire length of the Camp, it is not possible to arrive late or leave early. The camp requires full engagement, and participants should clear their schedules before arrival to be able to participate fully. You won’t have much time to answer emails, which isn’t so bad 🙂
We encourage applications from
The following principles guide the selection of participants
Note that you don’t need to be a digital rights expert to attend, just strong interest to integrate digital rights into your work.
EngageMedia, SEAPA and APC will work with the core partners to select the final participants.
Coconet II has a scaled participation fee to assist with covering the cost of accommodation, flight subsidies, equipment and other organising needs. If you are selected to attend, your accommodation, meals and local transport in the Philippines will be covered.
Those awarded flight scholarships will also have travel insurance included.
Fees for civil society organisations (CSOs), for-profits, and individuals are as follows:
Participants facing difficulties to pay may request a fee waiver.
For questions or inquiries, please contact us.