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April 26, 2016

Communication for Development in Peacebuilding: Directions on Research and Evaluation for an Emerging Field

"More effective instruments are needed that perform the difficult task of re-connecting broken communities, informing citizens and involving them in processes of reconstruction, and enabling all...

April 14, 2016

Tea Cup Diaries: How a Radio Drama is Changing Attitudes in Myanmar

"BBC Media Action’s Tea Cup Diaries promotes understanding, openness and respect for people from different ethnic and religious backgrounds in Myanmar.Listeners reported improved knowledge of other...

April 13, 2016

Rethinking Public Service Broadcasting's Place in International Media Development

"Media developers and donors are taking a second look at public service broadcasting. Could it be that PSB, even with all its challenges and pitfalls, might offer a new path for opening up the media...

March 11, 2016

Why Information Matters: A Foundation for Resilience

“You can make a system work better with surprising ease if you give it more timely, more accurate, more complete information.” - Donella Meadows, Thinking in Systems

January 4, 2016

Participatory Photography for Peace: Using Images to Open up Dialogue after Violence

Through the illustration of Lenses of Conflict and Peace, a project carried out in a Kenyan slum with a group of young people from different tribes who experienced the events of the 2007/2008 Post-...

December 3, 2015

Open Jirga: national identity in Afghanistan

Author: Shirazuddin Siddiqi of BBC Media Action, December 3 2015 - When a TV debate show was filmed at the tomb of one of Afghanistan's founding fathers it was clear how much a sense of 'place' is...

November 9, 2015

"If you can't be a father, I beg you Mr President, be a stepfather!"

Author: Shirazuddin Siddiqi, November 9 2015 - Three years after its launch, Shirazuddin Siddiqi reflects on how Afghanistan's TV debate show Open Jirga continues to provide a voice to Afghans amid...

November 4, 2015

Water Resource Management under Changing Climate in Angola's Coastal Settlements

"A basis for participatory consultation has been laid, with the help of data collected through the work of local civil society organisations. The provision of validated data in an easily understood,...

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October 16, 2015

"This briefing focuses on the media of countries that are divided, undergoing crisis or conflict, or where governance is weak. It argues that the...

September 28, 2015

Author: Winnie Jaguru, September 28 2015  - For International Day of Peace (21 September), our [BBC Media Action's] script writer in...

September 6, 2015

Author: Nadia Rojas, September 6 2015 - In Colombia, in 2015, "ediles" ([In Colombia] representatives to the Local Administrator), mayors,...

July 20, 2015

Author: Valentina Baú, July 20 2015 - The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have represented a crucial framework in international development...

July 3, 2015

Author: Stephanie Perrin, July 3 2015 - History often forgets revolutionary women, but those involved in the protests in Egypt since January 25,...

July 2, 2015

"Amid growing recognition that information is as crucial a factor in the humanitarian toolkit as food, water, medicine and shelter, Connections...

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A DFID/UKAID Description of Fragile States

 

"Fragile States are those states where the government cannot or will not deliver core functions to the majority of its people, including the poor. There is no agreed list of fragile states. Many states move in and out of fragility." [DFID/UKAID, 2005]

 

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Rate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?/Valorar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS)?
Excellent/Excelente
22%
Very good/Muy bueno
43%
Average/Promedio
18%
Poor/Pobre
4%
Bad/Malo
2%
Missed opportunity/Oportunidad perdida
8%
Irrelevant/Irrelevante
0%
What are the SDGs?/¿Cuáles son los ODS?
2%
Total votes: 49

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