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September 20, 2017

Voice or Chatter? Making ICTs Work for Transformative Engagement

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September 19, 2017

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Author: BBC Media Action's Director of Policy and Research James Deane, originally posted September 14 2017 - On the International Day of Democracy, James Deane sets out six ways in which a resurgent...

September 15, 2017

Access to Information: Lessons from Latin America

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Montevideo, Uruguay, contends that the advancement of knowledge societies depends on our understanding of the...

September 14, 2017

In the Service of Power: Media Capture and the Threat to Democracy

"As long as capture exists, and it usually exists in one form or another, then the media are not truly free." - Anya Schiffrin

September 13, 2017

Citizens as Drivers of Change: How Citizens Practice Human Rights to Engage with the State and Promote Transparency and Accountability

"Citizen engagement is organic rather than induced by external actors; citizens, working on a voluntary basis, help select and design initiatives."

September 12, 2017

Communication and Conflict in Transitional Societies: Integrating Media and Communication in Development Cooperation

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September 11, 2017

Famine: Lessons Learned

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September 7, 2017

Civic Tech in the Global South: Assessing Technology for the Public Good

"[I]n contrast with the deluge of blog posts and tweets praising technology’s role to promote smarter and more participatory governments, one finds limited evidence on the effects of technology on...

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Improving Access to Government through Better Use of the Web

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Suzanne Acar, ed.
Jose M. Alonso, ed.
Kevin Novak, ed.
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March 10, 2009

W3C/CTIC (Alonso), The American Institute of Architects (Novak)


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August 30, 2017

This World Bank report explores the impact of the internet, mobile phones, and related technologies on economic development. Its statistics and...

August 28, 2017

"The primacy of the digital over the offline, in a scenario where digital access disparities are stark, has meant that traditional forms of...

August 27, 2017

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August 23, 2017

"Womankind Worldwide's research on women's political participation at the community level in Afghanistan, Ghana, Nepal and Zimbabwe has found that...

August 23, 2017

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August 22, 2017

This paper summarises the key issues in the current digital governance scenario in India. It focuses on emerging technological practices in...

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