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June 27, 2017

Bubble filters and custom truths: how do you get out of them?

Author:  Soraya Carvajal B., June 27 2017 - In 2010 Eli Pariser began his research on bubble filters thanks to his interest in meeting different people, which would challenge him in his way of...

June 27, 2017

Polio Legacy Planning: Guidelines for Preparing a Transition Plan

Objective 4 of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 (see Related Summaries, below) calls for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) to undertake planning to "ensure that...

June 27, 2017

Filtros burbuja y verdades personalizadas ¿cómo salir de ellos?

Autor:  Soraya Carvajal B., 27 de junio 2017 - En 2010 Eli Pariser comenzó su investigación sobre los filtros burbuja gracias a su interés por conocer a gente distinta, que le supusiese un...

June 27, 2017

Improving Data Quality in Mobile Community-Based Health Information Systems

"Given the power of community-based data to inform decision making, it is essential that these data are of high quality....The true power of community-based health data can be realized when...

June 27, 2017

Children and the Data Cycle: Rights and Ethics in a Big Data World

"With increasing collection of big data and a vocal data science movement calling for more open data and greater utilization of big data within public, private and not-for-profit policymaking arenas...

June 27, 2017

Polio Eradication Hopes and Fears: What Next?

Authors: Heidi Larson & Will Schulz, June 13 2017 - In August 1980, just three months after the World Health Assembly declared smallpox to be officially eradicated, D.A. Henderson stood up to...

June 26, 2017

Guidelines for the Development of a Social Media Code of Conduct for Elections

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) observes that electoral management bodies (EMBs) have noted stakeholders' increasing reliance on social media...

June 26, 2017

Polio Immunization in Pakistan: Ethical Issues and Challenges

"Beliefs, practices and cultural norms overshadow public health priorities and ethics. Understanding of the context, therefore, is critical to determine the social hindrances in polio eradication and...

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Becas para estudios de profundización destinadas a artistas

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Esta modalidad de beca completa del Servicio Alemán de Intercambio Académico (DAAD), ofrece la posibilidad de realizar en Alemania una estancia de creación durante la cual pueden desarrollar un

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September 15, 2010
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15 de septiembre de 2010

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Conservation International Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship

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The Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship is sponsored by Conservation International to create opportunities for leaders and scholars from indigenous and traditional people's communities and orga

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June 11, 2010

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Norwegian Human Rights Fund

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The Norwegian Human Rights Fund was established in 1988 by Norwegian non-governmental organisations "to protect and promote Human Rights internationally".

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Contest of Ibero-American Photography in Black and White - Concurso Iberoamericano de Fotografía en Blanco y Negro

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Save the Children invites photo entries from both professionals and non-professionals of any nationality for its annual Ibero-American photography competition.

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April 30, 2010

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People Power: Unarmed Resistance and Global Solidarity

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Howard Clark, ed.
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September 29, 2009

This book discusses transnational solidarity in movements of nonviolent struggle.

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Price: £13.99 (US$23.59, €17.30)
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256

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e-CIVICUS 463, November 6 2009.

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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.
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June 1, 2009
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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
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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.

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