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December 8, 2016

Case Studies on Preparedness Planning for Polio in Poland and Cyprus

"This multisectoral and cross-border approach to preparedness is a relatively new policy area, and there remain some uncertainties about what it involves. While people in the health sector are very...

December 7, 2016

Using cartoons to help save lives

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Sam Waterton, Digital Editor, BBC Media Action, on November 29 2016- Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. In addition...

December 7, 2016

Gaza Strip: communication saves lives

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action blog by Mohammed Abu Asaker Humanitarian Liaison, Palestinian Territories, on November 25 2016 - Mohammed Abu Asaker’s neighborhood in the Gaza Strip was...

December 7, 2016

How Low Turnout Is Turned Around: International Best Practice in Voter Turnout Campaigns

This report offers practical strategies for increasing voter participation, drawn from behavioural theories, successes, and insights from experiences in a range of cultures, contexts, and political...

December 7, 2016

Scaling Accountability through Vertically Integrated Civil Society Policy Monitoring and Advocacy

"'Scale' has many different meanings across fields and contexts. Looking at scale from different angles - drawing insights from different ways of using the term - helps [us] understand how we can...

December 6, 2016

Integrate Bristol Educational Resources for Equality and Integration

Integrate Bristol, a United Kingdom (UK) charity formed to help with the integration of young people and children who have arrived from other countries and cultures, runs entertainment-education...

December 6, 2016

Daria: A Roma Woman's Journey

"Institutions debate whether it is appropriate to meddle with traditions which cannot or should not be prevented. Roma activists, with a few exceptions, ponder if disclosure of these practices will...

December 6, 2016

Community engagement and sexuality education in conservative contexts: the case of Pakistan

Originally posted on the BBC Media Action Insight blog by Dr. Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli and Marina Plesons, World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Reproductive Health and Research, December 1...

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CDD in the Context of Conflict-Affected Countries: Challenges and Opportunities

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June 20, 2006

This 71-page paper from the World Bank reviews 13 case studies of countries affected by current or recent conflict that have specifically incorporated community-driven development (CDD) in their devel

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Canada-Latin America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG)

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The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) announces the launch of the 2009 Canada-Latin America and the Caribbean Research Exchange Grants (LACREG) programme.

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January 18, 2010

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Learning and Knowing in Indigenous Societies Today

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Peter Bates, ed.
Moe Chiba, ed
Sabine Kube, ed.
Douglas Nakashima, ed.
Publication Date
June 1, 2009
Affiliation: 

UNESCO

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Success Stories in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Agricultural Research and Technological Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean

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December 1, 2007
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INFOTEC website accessed on June 30 2009.

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Media Poetics and Cattle Ranching: Making Community Radio Relevant to Language and Power

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Clemencia Rodriguez
Publication Date
February 1, 2009
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Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma

This article explores the ways in which community radio is being used to challenge cultural assumptions in Colombia's "cowboy country".

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Posting to the OURMEDIA listserv, March 4 2009; and Upstream Journal Jan/Feb 2009, Vol. 22 No. 3.

Increasing Social Inclusion through Social Guarantees

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December 1, 2007
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The WUNRN listserv on January 25 2009.

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Facing the Challenge: Children’s Rights and Human Development in Latin American News Media

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January 1, 2006

This document presents a communication for development approach originally implemented by the Brazilian News Agency for Children's Rights, Agencia de Noticias dos Direitos da Infancia (ANDI) [News Age

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Facing the Challenge: Children’s Rights and Human Development in Latin American News Media, accessed on April 18 2009.

Children in the Age of Interactivity and Digital TV - The Challenges and Opportunities

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Greg Childs
Publication Date
October 30, 2008
Affiliation: 

Childseye

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La Iniciativa de Comunicación; and email from Greg Childs to The Communication Initiative on April 10 2009.

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Building National Campaigns: Activists, Alliances, and How Change Happens

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David Dalton
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115

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A Compelling Communication and Media Story - Medellin

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464
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October 13, 2008
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