“You Are Not Alone” project meets communication, information needs of migrants in Asia Pacific

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14 Jun 2024 “You Are Not Alone” project meets communication, information needs of migrants in Asia Pacific WACC has launched the “You Are Not Alone” project in partnership with the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM) and co-funder the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) to empower migrants in the region at risk of human trafficking and exploitation to advance… Read more »

Community media essential to protecting the Amazon, concludes new WACC publication

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A new WACC-supported study underlines the centrality of community radio to bridge communication and information gaps that hinder local communities in the Amazon from actively participating in forming environmental policy. The publication, “Voces de la Amazonia: Diagnóstico Ambiental – Comunicacional de la Amazonia Ecuatoriana, Brasileña y Colombiana” (Voices of the Amazon: An assessment of communication and environmental needs of the… Read more »

WSIS+20 Forum session outlines recommendations for gender-just digital governance

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A New Gender Deal should be included as part of the outcomes of the 20-year review of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS+20) if our digital future is to be an inclusive and empowering one for women and girls, panelists stressed at a session at the recent WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event in Geneva. Under the theme ”Gender Equality… Read more »

WSIS+20 in 2025: A not-to-be-missed opportunity to guarantee a new democratic global digital governance framework

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Participants at the session on “Gender Equality and Inclusion in our Digital Future: A new gender deal for WSIS+20” – organised by WACC and the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) – called on the UN system, governments, media and digital communication companies, and civil society movements to support the inclusion of a new gender deal in the digital… Read more »

#GenerationRestoration: Recognizing media on World Environment Day

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03 Jun 2024 #GenerationRestoration: Recognizing media on World Environment Day This year alone has seen devastating floods in Brazil, Indonesia, Kenya, Tanzania, China, Dubai, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar. Wildfires broke out in western Canada and Texas. Cyclones swept islands and nations along the Indian Ocean. News reports informed audiences that pets and livestock needed temporarily to be kept away from… Read more »

Put migrants at the center to shape rights-based narratives about migration

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31 May 2024 Put migrants at the center to shape rights-based narratives about migration To enable migrants to be seen and heard, we must ensure that they are at the center of our conversations, urged panelists from Asia, Europe, North America, and Latin America at WACC’s most recent Conversation Circle “Unheard Migrant Voices: Why Promoting Rights-Based Narratives on Migration is… Read more »

WACC session at WSIS+20 Forum to envision a gender-equal digital future

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With the aim to reimagine the digital landscape through a gender-just lens, WACC and the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) are organizing a session at the World Summit on the Information Society – WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event in Geneva. Themed “Gender Equality and Inclusion in our Digital Future: A new gender deal for WSIS+20,” the session on Wednesday,… Read more »

Last chance for a just digital future?

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21 May 2024 Last chance for a just digital future? Posted at 16:28h in Comment by Saskia Rowley Over the past 20 years, the many structural issues in the world’s communication and information ecosystem tackled by the 2023 and 2005 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) have become more complex, entrenched, and detrimental to democracy and communication rights. Primarily… Read more »

Conversation Circle to look at promoting migrant voices and positive migration narratives

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A WACC online discussion on 22 May will highlight tested solutions to enable migrants and refugees to be seen and heard, and identify action steps to change media and political narratives about migration. The 90-minute Conversation Circle “Unheard Migrant Voices: Why Promoting Rights-Based Narratives on Migration is More Critical Than Ever” will feature lessons from current work worldwide, including in… Read more »

WACC webinars on ethical use of AI released as self-paced course

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