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March 4, 2015

Reflection on community radio and youth empowerment

Author: Gillies C. Kasongo, March 4 2015 - Youth unemployment remains a major challenge in Southern Africa, threatening the region’s socio-economic development. Although youth constitute the majority...

February 25, 2015

How Fo Do? Television Drama

How Fo Do? was a ten-week television drama that sought to contribute to and promote meaningful participation in the 2015 election process in Nigeria. The objective of the drama was to educate...

Anonymous
October 20, 2014

Ebola's Legacy Can Be a Thriving Community Health System

Author: Raj Panjabi, October 20 2014 - With war or a disease like Ebola, fear is natural. It seems like people all around you are dying. People you love, people you take care of, people who take care...

July 14, 2014

Health and Human Rights Resource Guide

Published by the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University by invitation from Open Society Foundations (OSF), this resource guide "has been designed to be a user-friendly, multi-...

July 9, 2014

West African Advocacy Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform

The Open Society Global Drug Policy Program and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa invite applications for the 2014 West African Advocacy Fellowship Program on Drug Policy Reform. Funding is...

July 1, 2014

Using Radio to Drive Development in Southern Africa

This 39-page final report discusses the experience of the Radio Platform for Community Development (RPCD) project and the use of radio listening clubs to engage marginalised communities in...

May 21, 2014

Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

"Cambodian government information technology policy has encouraged the use of open source programs and the uncensored transmission of information, resulting in an energetic IT community that has...

May 14, 2014

Appeal to the Member States of the United Nations Early Childhood Development: The Foundation of Sustainable Human Development for 2015 and Beyond

From the Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development, the strategies in the document are intended to help policy- and decision-makers understand the importance of early childhood...

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    West African Advocacy Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform

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    Appeal to the Member States of the United Nations Early Childhood Development: The Foundation of Sustainable Human Development for 2015 and Beyond

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    The 2014 Audience Engagement Grant Program

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