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Global Conversation on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda - Video

Global Conversation on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda - Video
This video explains the origin of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)in the year 2000 and the ways in which people are interacting to share opinions on the next set of post-2015 goals as the deadline for the first set, the MDGs, approaches.
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Lifeline Programming: Communication with Crisis-affected People

Lifeline Programming: Communication with Crisis-affected People
This BBC Media Action programme provides vulnerable communities with information on emergency services and advice on living amidst disaster and working towards recovery. It is a two-way communication programme, also aiming to give affected people ...
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International Development Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

International Development Ideas, Experience, and Prospects
Includes a Foreword by Amartya Sen A key reference and resource for scholars, graduate students, practitioners, and policy-makers Addresses questions of state, society, economy, security, sustainability, and the real-life experiences of ...
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Communication Plays a Critical Role in Ebola Crisis

Communication Plays a Critical Role in Ebola Crisis
Author: Kathryn Bertram, crossposted from the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) website on August 21 2014 - During a capacity building workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone this past June, the mood was understandably tense as Ebola ...
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Evidence-based Public Health: Not Only Whether It Works, but How It Can Be ...

Evidence-based Public Health: Not Only Whether It Works, but How It Can Be Made to Work Practicably at Scale
"Public health decision-making requires knowledge of not just whether something works under particular circumstances but also how, when, and why for broad application."
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Polio Training Coordinator (L4 - TA) - UNICEF - Pakistan

Polio Training Coordinator (L4 - TA) - UNICEF - Pakistan
PURPOSE OF THE POST The purpose of this announcement is to solicit candidates for the position of Polio Training Coordinator (L4 - TA) in the Pakistan Country Office. This Post will need training expert in communications and social mobilization ...
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Associates, Research & Insight team - M&C Saatchi World Services - London, ...

Associates, Research & Insight team - M&C Saatchi World Services - London, United Kingdom
About M&C Saatchi: M&C Saatchi is the world’s largest independent communications network, with 31 global centres of excellence, and partner offices worldwide. We offer a powerful combination of global communication expertise with ...
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Self-Assessment Toolkit for Community Radio Stations and Practitioners

Self-Assessment Toolkit for Community Radio Stations and Practitioners
The Self-Assessment Toolkit (SAT) is a community radio tool from Indian non-governmental organisation (NGO) Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) Community Radio Facilitation Centre (CCFC) assembled as part of the project ...
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Education through Film: Traditional Views in Modern Society

Education through Film: Traditional Views in Modern Society
Author: Allison Tunnoch, August 19 2014, crossposted from The WVoice, a publication of Women's Voices Now - "Honor killings are acts of vengeance, usually death, committed by male family members against female family members, who are held to have ...
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Including Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Including Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
"The Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) recognizes the human rights violations integral to child, early and forced marriage as well negative implications related to poverty, education, health and sexual and reproductive ...
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Asia Child Marriage Initiative: Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and ...

Asia Child Marriage Initiative: Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and Nepal
"Awareness of the legalities of child marriage - it's outlawed in most countries around the world - has little bearing on behaviour because customary laws, social norms and poverty-driven economic needs often trump national policies and ...
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MediCapt App

MediCapt App
"MediCapt is a mobile application, under development by the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), to help clinicians more effectively collect, document, and preserve forensic medical evidence of sexual ...
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Ending Child Marriage in a Generation: What Research Is Needed?

Ending Child Marriage in a Generation: What Research Is Needed?
"Mobilization around the problem of child marriage has been very successful. A shared vision and narrative of the promising or successful program examples at all levels will help drive resources toward programs and research that will contribute ...
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Flooding in Nepal: how radio can save lives

Flooding in Nepal: how radio can save lives
Author: Bhuwan Timilsina, August 19 2014 - Every year in far west Nepal, the great river Mahkali brings tragedy to the lives of those living near it. Last month, as the annual monsoon rains beat down, it was no different: severe flooding and ...
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Women: The Voiceless or the Unheard Gender?

Women: The Voiceless or the Unheard Gender?
Author: Suchi Gaur, August 18 2014 - As I walked down the narrow road in a village in Butwal region of Nepal, I looked around and all I could see were mud houses and women trying to finish one or the other tasks. It was not a new sight for me. It ...
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Reframing the Evidence Debates: A View from the Media for Development Sector

Reframing the Evidence Debates: A View from the Media for Development Sector
"This working paper is designed to identify what evidence is being used in practice and to highlight what is now needed to move the media for development evidence base forward. It aims to be used as the start of a sectorial conversation to inform ...
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Excess production of foods: brings positive or negative impact for farmers???

Excess production of foods: brings positive or negative impact for farmers???
Author: Suman Chowdhury (Mony), August 18 2014 - Recently in Bangladesh, some agricultural farmers showed their agitation against the government by throwing tons of paddy [rice in the husk before processing] in the main road of the capital city. ...
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Role of Donors in Poverty Alleviation and Development Activities: Are they ...

Role of Donors in Poverty Alleviation and Development Activities:  Are they achieved 100 % or appropriate and expected outcomes!
Author: Suman Chowdry (Mony), August 18 2014 - Many donor organizations and countries of the world have been donating or lending billions of money as aid for a long time in many third world countries and underdeveloped and developing countries ...
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Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones ("Revealed, From All Positions")

Revela2, Desde Todas las Posiciones ("Revealed, From All Positions")
Revela2 is a multimedia, TV, and social mobilisation edutainment for social change platform for adolescents and youth. The first of its kind in Colombia, it aims to facilitate dialogue and critical reflection about sexuality and sexual and ...
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Thematic Research Manager, Health - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom

Thematic Research Manager, Health - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity, which uses of media and communications to tackle poverty and contribute to long-term change in some of the world’s poorest places.  We do this through ...
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A lost generation: how the lack of a unified refugee strategy is affecting ...

A lost generation: how the lack of a unified refugee strategy is affecting Syrian children
Author: Richard Alam, August 14 2014 - After 3 years of civil war, or revolution or civil unrest (I’m not sure what to call it anymore…) the world now faces one of the worst humanitarian crises in the modern history of the Middle East - or to be ...
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Senior Advisor - Economic Security and Opportunities - BBC Media Action - ...

Senior Advisor - Economic Security and Opportunities - BBC Media Action - London, United Kingdom
Job Introduction BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international charity which uses the power of media and communication to help people living in poverty improve their lives.  We work on governance and rights, health, resilience and humanitarian ...
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Strategy ... money ... strategy ... money ...

Strategy ... money ... strategy ... money ...
Author: Warren Feek, August 14 2014 - All of us worry all of the time about both strategy and money! So the more we can share experiences and analysis the better for all. Some ideas and questions follow. Please do respond by logging in and ...
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Chief Communication for Development, P-4 - UNICEF - Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Chief Communication for Development, P-4 - UNICEF - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Purpose of the Position Under the general guidance of the Representative, and in close coordination with the Communication Officer, the incumbent is responsible for the design, management, execution, monitoring and evaluation of a behaviour ...
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Adolescent HIV/AIDS: Critical Reflections from the AIDS2014 Conference

Adolescent HIV/AIDS: Critical Reflections from the AIDS2014 Conference
Author: Lilian Kiefer, August 14 2014 - Adolescence is a defining period in the growth of a young person. Supporting young people to successfully navigate this stage of life can help break the cycle of poverty and produce great benefits for ...
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Communications and Events Specialist - University Research Co., LLC - ...

Communications and Events Specialist - University Research Co., LLC - Bethesda, MD, United States
Position ID: 8/7/2014; FY2014.IDG. CommEvntSpec.Hours: Full-Time         Location: Bethesda,Maryland, United StatesSalary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications University Research Co., LLC ...
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Indignadas (Outraged Women)

Indignadas (Outraged Women)
This art exhibit by María María Acha-Kutscher is one of the projects of the Power section of the online exhibition: Imagining Equality, launched by International Museum of Women. The presentation of  María María's art is described by the ...
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The Right to Her Story

The Right to Her Story
The Right to Her Story DVD, from the Center for Digital Storytelling’s Silence Speaks programme, presents "women’s human rights stories created in Silence Speaks participatory media workshops held around the world. The stories explore women’s ...
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A&T Framework for Scaling up IYCF Programs

A&T Framework for Scaling up IYCF Programs
"The three A&T country programs reached more than 11 million mothers of children under two years of age within the first three years of implementation through interpersonal communication and/or mass media."
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Social Policy Report: The Biological Embedding of Child Abuse and Neglect ...

Social Policy Report: The Biological Embedding of Child Abuse and Neglect Implications for Policy and Practice
This Social Policy report focuses on United States (US)-based research on child well-being and the threat of child abuse and neglect or child maltreatment in the early years of child development. It was gathered based upon the proceedings of an ...
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The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age
"Deep concerns have been expressed as policies and practices that exploit the vulnerability of digital communications technologies to electronic surveillance and interception in countries across the globe have been exposed."
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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith
"Hundreds of Pakistani labourers have been shown a short film that hopes to show them the importance of polio vaccinations." Image Nation Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emerites (UAE), developed a film- and radio-based campaign running from June to ...
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