<a href="/democracy-governance/search/apachesolr_search?filters=tid: tid:348"></a> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/promoted-by-category/348/rss.xml?tid=215 en After the Revolution: Libyan and Tunisian Media through the People's Eyes http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/after-revolution-libyan-and-tunisian-media-through-peoples-eyes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_tunisia.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bridging Theory and Practice Working Paper </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Najla Dowson-Zeidan </div> <div class="field-item even"> Tim Eaton </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Karen Wespieser </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, September 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>BBC Media Action</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"This paper draws on audience research in Tunisia and Libya since their respective revolutions to understand people's perceptions of the media in the post-revolutionary context."</p> <p>BBC Media Action's involvement in Tunisia and Libya provides the opportunity to summarise and draw insights from two sets of research on two countries that had their respective "Arab Spring" revolutions, which transformed their media landscapes "by the breaking of the former regimes' strict controls over the media and the proliferation of private media."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/rmhttp/mediaaction/pdf/research/libya_tunisia_media.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 61-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/node/266147">BBC Media Action</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">BBC Media Action website</a>, October 22 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/after-revolution-libyan-and-tunisian-media-through-peoples-eyes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/after-revolution-libyan-and-tunisian-media-through-peoples-eyes#comments Libya Tunisia Strategic Thinking Trends Country Trends Digital Community Participation Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Community Media Print Situation Analysis Question News/Information Radio Television Research News Media NGOs Featured BBC Media Action Global Democracy and Governance Media Development Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:42:49 +0000 jlevy 9351731 at http://www.comminit.com BBC Media Action's Governance Research: Emerging Evidence and Learning http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/bbc-media-action%27s-governance-research-emerging-evidence-and-learning <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_46.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle-st"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bridging Theory and Practice Working Paper </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Josephine Casserly </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sara Elias </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Zoe Fortune </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Monday, September 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>BBC Media Action</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This BBC Media Action working paper offers some early stage qualitative and quantitative research data results and conclusions on their governance programming in ten countries, including the role played by country contexts and gender on local knowledge levels and individual political participation. It also highlights what the "research is, and is not, telling us." The research is supported by a five-year grant from the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) to achieve governance outcomes in countries across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. </p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/rmhttp/mediaaction/pdf/research/governance_working_paper.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read this 58-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/bbc-media-action-3">BBC Media Action</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">BBC Media Action website</a>, October 22 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/open-jirga-exploring-governance-afghanistan">Open Jirga: Exploring Governance in Afghanistan</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/sajha-sawal-common-questions">Sajha Sawal (Common Questions)</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/exploring-burmese-media-understanding-media-training-and-audience-needs">Exploring the Burmese Media: Understanding Media Training and Audience Needs</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/story-story-voices-market">Story, Story - Voices from the Market</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/bbc-media-action%27s-governance-research-emerging-evidence-and-learning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/bbc-media-action%27s-governance-research-emerging-evidence-and-learning#comments Africa Middle East Bangladesh Burma / Myanmar Kenya Nepal Nigeria Palestinian Territory Sierra Leone South Asia South East and East Asia Global Project Evaluations Strategy Evaluations Evaluations Strategic Thinking Community Participation Bilaterals Live Performance Civil Society Evaluation Methodologies Community Groups Governance and Democracy Indicators Development Assistance Print News/Information Radio Television Government Departments Research Gender News Media NGOs Featured BBC Media Action DFID Global Democracy and Governance Media Development Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:12:11 +0000 jlevy 9351715 at http://www.comminit.com "To Build Peace, It Is Hard But Not Impossible. We Have to Do It." - Children and Young People as Actors in Peace Processes and Peace Building http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/build-peace-it-hard-not-impossible-we-have-do-it-children-and-young-people-actors-peace- <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/peace.jpg" alt="" title="&quot;To Build Peace, It Is Hard But Not Impossible. We Have to Do It.&quot; - Children and Young People as Actors in Peace Processes and Peace Building" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Annette Giertsen </div> <div class="field-item even"> Claire O&#039;Kane </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Kaja Ebbing </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 24, 2012</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"This long term process provides a solid foundation for a sustained, genuine and meaningful participation of children and young people in peace processes and peace building."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://resourcecentre.savethechildren.se/sites/default/files/documents/pub.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 20-page report in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/annette-giertsen-save-children-norway">Annette Giertsen - Save the Children Norway</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://resourcecentre.savethechildren.se/library/build-peace-it-hard-not-impossible-we-have-do-it-children-and-young-people-actors-peace-0" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Save the Children website</a>, October 3 2014; and email from Annette Giertsen to The Communication Initiative on October 20 2014. <em>Image credit:</em> Save the Children and Prasanna Ratnayake</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/build-peace-it-hard-not-impossible-we-have-do-it-children-and-young-people-actors-peace-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/build-peace-it-hard-not-impossible-we-have-do-it-children-and-young-people-actors-peace-#comments Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Causes of Conflict Community Engagement with Dialogue and Action Children Community Participation Inclusive Politics Conflict Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Interpersonal NGOs Rights Youth Featured Communicating with, for and about children Global Democracy and Governance Fragile Contexts Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:20:38 +0000 kdevries 9351435 at http://www.comminit.com The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the Front Line http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/challenges-climate-change-children-front-line <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/climate_5.jpg" alt="" title="The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the Front Line" width="100" height="70" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-year"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2014 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><em>"[C]hildren are already taking an active part in making a difference on climate change. This book contains positive examples from all over the world of young people who are making a difference and offering their special perspective. They are raising awareness in their own communities, organizing conservation projects, promoting renewable energy and taking political action in support of sustainability and climate justice....Involving children and young people in the process can help to unblock the logjam that currently exists in climate negotiations."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/716" target="_blank">Click here in order to download the e-book or a 123-page document in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/node/275851">UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/716" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">UNICEF website</a>, October 3 2014. <em>Image credit:</em> ©UNICEF/NYHQ2010-0725/Nesbitt</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/challenges-climate-change-children-front-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/challenges-climate-change-children-front-line#comments Global Strategic Thinking Children - Communicating with, for and about Strengthening Capacities for Excellence in C4D Practice Children Community Participation Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Interpersonal MDG 7. Environment Environment United Nations Rights Featured UNICEF Communicating with, for and about children Global Democracy and Governance Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:30:06 +0000 kdevries 9351429 at http://www.comminit.com A Handbook on Child Participation in Parliament http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/handbook-child-participation-parliament <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-label">Subtitle:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Handbook for Parliamentarians No. 18-2011 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Ponet </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-text-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>2011</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/parliament_0.jpg" alt="" title="A Handbook on Child Participation in Parliament" width="100" height="89" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>"Enhanced child participation improves parliament by making it more inclusive, more representative and more democratic. Indeed, if parliaments are to serve and reflect the will of all the people, then including children will help engender a system that better serves the entire population; it will in consequence strengthen parliaments' ability to deliver on their governments' commitments to defend the rights of children."</em></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-pdflink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.unicef.ca/sites/default/files/imce_uploads/UTILITY%20NAV/MEDIA%20CENTER/PUBLICATIONS/Child%20participation%20in%20parliament.pdf" target="_blank">Click here for the 74-page resource in PDF format.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-publisher"> <div class="field-label">Publisher:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/inter-parliamentary-union">Inter-Parliamentary Union</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/democracy-governance/node/5660">United Nations Children&#039;s Fund (UNICEF)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Number of Pages:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>74</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/inter-parliamentary-union-ipu">Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://resourcecentre.savethechildren.se/library/handbook-child-participation-parliament-handbook-parliamentarians-no-18-2011" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Save the Children website</a>, October 2 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/handbook-child-participation-parliament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/handbook-child-participation-parliament#comments Global Materials Strategic Thinking Advocacy Community Engagement with Dialogue and Action Strengthening Capacities for Excellence in C4D Practice Children Community Participation Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Interpersonal Government Departments NGOs United Nations Rights Featured UNICEF Communicating with, for and about children Global Democracy and Governance Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:49:00 +0000 kdevries 9351399 at http://www.comminit.com Citizenship in Practice: Young People Driving Change http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/citizenship-practice-young-people-driving-change <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/drivingchange.jpg" alt="" title=" Citizenship in Practice: Young People Driving Change" width="100" height="87" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, March 1, 2011</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p>This 19-page publication shares case studies and insights from Plan United Kingdom (UK)'s governance programme, which "supports young people to engage in and influence government decision-making structures, particularly in relation to the delivery of basic services." According to the publication, involving young people in governance both ensures that their unique needs and perspectives are included in decision-making and builds their skills of active citizenship as they grow into adulthood. <br /></p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.plan-uk.org/resources/documents/32001/" target="_blank">Click here to download the full report in PDF format. </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/node/283128">Plan International Headquarters</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.plan-uk.org/what-we-do/our-global-programme/child-participation-governance/" target="_blank">Plan UK website</a> on September 29 2014. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/governance-learning-guide">Governance Learning Guide </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/outside-circle-research-initiative-plan-international-rights-children-disabilities-educa">Outside the Circle: A Research Initiative by Plan International into the Rights of Children with Disabilities to Education and Protection in West Africa</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/children%E2%80%99s-right-be-heard-global-climate-change-negotiations">Children’s Right to Be Heard in Global Climate Change Negotiations</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/democracy-governance/node/307741">Advancing Children&#039;s Rights: A Guide for Civil Society Organisations on How to Engage with the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/citizenship-practice-young-people-driving-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/citizenship-practice-young-people-driving-change#comments Africa Global Strategic Thinking Advocacy Community Engagement with Dialogue and Action Children Civic Engagement Community Participation Person-to-Person Community Groups Governance and Democracy Interpersonal Government Departments NGOs Youth Featured Democracy and Governance - Africa Communicating with, for and about children Global Democracy and Governance Africa Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:52:03 +0000 aventh 9351365 at http://www.comminit.com Bringing hope after disaster in Nepal http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/bringing-hope-after-disaster-nepal-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_1_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Bidhya Chapagain, September 26 2014 - <strong><em>Man Bahadur Lama was sitting in a relief centre when I first met him. Visibly shocked and heavy with grief, he told me he was desperately awaiting government papers which would qualify him for help as a person displaced by disaster. </em></strong></p> <p>We were at the makeshift centre - a vast hall in a disused mining plant in the Sindupalchowk district of Nepal - to record an episode of our TV and radio debate show Sajha Sawal (Common Questions). </p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/bringing-hope-after-disaster-nepal-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/bringing-hope-after-disaster-nepal-0#comments Nepal Blogs: Humanitarian Response Policies Blogs: Political Accountability and Participation Blogs: Rights and Development Community Participation Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Development Assistance Radio Television Government Departments NGOs Rights Featured BBC Media Action Global Policy Blogs Democracy and Governance Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:03:41 +0000 BBC Media Action 9351315 at http://www.comminit.com Open Jirga: one man’s amazing Afghan journey http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/open-jirga-one-man%E2%80%99s-amazing-afghan-journey-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_2_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: Zabiullah Faizy, September 26 2014&nbsp; - <strong><em>Abdurrasul Pamiri stunned the studio audience of our discussion programme Open Jirga when he revealed he had travelled eight days from the Pamir Mountains in northern Afghanistan to ask a question.</em></strong></p> <p>"Twenty kilometres on foot from my village to the Wakhan district," he explained, "And approximately four days of travel by horse and donkey to get to the Eshkashim district [the first district in the north-east that is connected by roads]."</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/open-jirga-one-man%E2%80%99s-amazing-afghan-journey-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/open-jirga-one-man%E2%80%99s-amazing-afghan-journey-0#comments Afghanistan 10 to 14 years 15 to 19 years Advocacy - Partnerships for Child Rights Blogs: Conflict and Fragility Blogs: Rights and Development Children Community Participation Child Protection Civil Society Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Radio Television Enabling and Inclusive Environments for Adolescents Government Departments Gender NGOs Rights Youth Featured BBC Media Action Adolescent Development Global Children, Equity and Development Policy Blogs Democracy and Governance Media Development Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:54:45 +0000 BBC Media Action 9351314 at http://www.comminit.com Youth in Cambodia: Media Habits and Information Sources http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/youth-cambodia-media-habits-and-information-sources <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/bbc_media_action_loy_9.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tori Harris </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sally Gowland </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-date"><legend>Publication Date</legend><div class="field field-type-date field-field-date-0"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Friday, August 1, 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-long-text-1"> <div class="field-label">Affiliation:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>BBC Media Action</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>"This report focuses on the ways in which youth in Cambodia access and use different types of media and explores media as a source of information for young people. It also looks at how media can have an impact on their levels of civic participation as well as their attitudes."</p> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-web-link"> <div class="field-label">Web link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction/publicationsandpress/cambodia_loy9_impact_research_report.html" target="_blank">Click here to access a research report and a research briefing on Loy9.</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-contactinfo"> <div class="field-label">Contact Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/node/266147">BBC Media Action</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-text"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/redirect.cgi?r=http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">BBC Media Action website</a>, September 9 2014 and October 7 2014. Image credit and caption: BBC Media Action - "Loy9 radio presenter. In Cambodia 92% of young people in have access to TV or radio"</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-link-other-nodes"> <div class="field-label">Related Summaries:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/m-loy9-mobile-phones-increase-youth-participation-cambodia">M-Loy9: Mobile Phones to Increase Youth Participation in Cambodia </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/democracy-governance/content/cambodia-loy9">Cambodia Loy9</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/youth-cambodia-media-habits-and-information-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/youth-cambodia-media-habits-and-information-sources#comments Cambodia Strategic Thinking 15 to 19 years Adolescent Civic Engagement Digital Community Participation Civil Society Governance and Democracy Phone/Mobile Community Media News/Information Radio Television Research News Media NGOs Youth Featured BBC Media Action Adolescent Development Global Democracy and Governance ICT for Development Media Development Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:34:59 +0000 jlevy 9350897 at http://www.comminit.com EU, UNODC Partner to Strengthen IT Capacity of Justice Sector Officials in Nigeria http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/eu-unodc-partner-strengthen-it-capacity-justice-sector-officials-nigeria <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/files/imagecache/thumbnail/some_trainees_at_one_of_the_training_sessions_in_makurdi_benue_state.jpg" alt="Some trainees at one of the training sessions in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria" title="Some trainees at one of the training sessions in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria" width="100" height="60" class="imagecache imagecache-thumbnail imagecache-default imagecache-thumbnail_default"/> </div> </div> </div> <p>Author: James Ayodele, September 8 2014 - The computer and other information technology (IT) equipment are becoming commonplace across the justice sector in Nigeria. However, the lack of, or insufficient, IT skills is limiting the use of the computer by justice sector officials. Although some judicial administrative units are equipped with latest generation of computers, these are yet to become daily working tools.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/eu-unodc-partner-strengthen-it-capacity-justice-sector-officials-nigeria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.comminit.com/democracy-governance/content/eu-unodc-partner-strengthen-it-capacity-justice-sector-officials-nigeria#comments Nigeria Access Blogs: Rights and Development Digital Community Participation Bilaterals Person-to-Person Governance and Democracy Interpersonal MDG 8. Global Partnership Government Departments New Technology Company United Nations Featured Global Policy Blogs Democracy and Governance ICT for Development Sun, 07 Sep 2014 13:13:32 +0000 Jamesayo 9350884 at http://www.comminit.com