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July 14, 2016

An Assessment of Media Development in Myanmar

This joint report by International Media Support (IMS) and UNESCO is a study of Myanmar’s media landscape and includes recommendations for steps in the country’s media reform process. Based on UNESCO...

July 14, 2016

Rebuilding Public Trust - Assessment of the Media Industry and Profession in Sri Lanka

This publication from the Secretariat for Media Reforms, Sri Lanka, is an assessment of the media environment using the Media Development Indicators (MDIs), an international framework developed by...

July 7, 2016

Communication in Sierra Leone: An Analysis of Media and Mobile Audiences

"Sierra Leone has seen notable changes to the mobile and media landscape, but accurate, up-to-date, nationally representative data about how people use and access media and mobile phones has not been...

July 5, 2016

Supporting Safety of Journalists in Kenya: An Assessment Based on UNESCO’s Journalists' Safety Indicators

"Threats to the safety of those doing journalism amount to censorship by intimidation and force. The results are widespread self-censorship and a public that is deprived of the right to know. The...

July 5, 2016

Supporting Safety of Journalists in Kenya: An Assessment Based on UNESCO’s Journalists' Safety Indicators

"Threats to the safety of those doing journalism amount to censorship by intimidation and force. The results are widespread self-censorship and a public that is deprived of the right to know. The...

June 24, 2016

Journalist Sprint

In Sri Lanka, Internews' Journalist Sprint programme brings together young journalists of Tamil, Sinhala, and Muslim backgrounds to work together, building understanding of each other's culture and...

June 24, 2016

Understanding Information and Communication Needs among IDPs in Eastern Ukraine

"In the immediate aftermath of a disaster, keeping communities informed about what's happening around them, how to reconnect with their families and friends or what aid services may be available for...

June 22, 2016

World Comics India

World Comics India, a partner in the World Comics network, conducts comic creation workshops in rural India, particularly focusing on presentation in "remote and disturbed areas." It is a volunteer...

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June 2, 2016

"An independent media is one of the most effective assets we have in efforts to curb corruption and foster accountability. Yet it is deeply...

June 2, 2016

Author: Leandre Banon, June 2 2016 - Drug trafficking is fast becoming the most serious problem in West Africa. The sub- region has seen an...

June 1, 2016

"Public involvement in the landscape planning process is an essential opportunity to communicate the goals and objectives of a sustainable...

May 31, 2016

This policy paper seeks to update current understanding of information communication technology (ICT) for transparency and accountability (T/A)...

May 27, 2016

"[T]he electorate and political actors have the right to freely discuss political issues and public policies and to express opinions. Voters...

May 26, 2016

"The Right to Be Heard encompasses many elements, including voice, participation, rights, governance, accountability and transparency..."...

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