How should civil society engage with the challenges and opportunities created by Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
WACC Global’s No-Nonsense Guide to Communication Rights, Civil Society and Artificial Intelligence identifies several ways in which citizen groups, NGOs, charities, foundations, media, labour unions and faith-based groups who make up civil society can be involved in “processes that are shaping the development of AI.”
By: StaffPosted: January 03, 2020
WACC Deputy General Secretary Sara Speicher recently presented a workshop on “Upholding Human Rights and Social Justice in the Digital Age” during the 50th anniversary international conference
of the Catholic Media Council (CAMECO) held in Aachen, Germany.
By: StaffPosted: December 19, 2019
response to rising xenophobia and racism in the Dominican Republic,
WACC partner Espacio de Comunicación Insular has launched an awareness
raising campaign on the issue and is developing a guide for ethical and
By: StaffPosted: December 09, 2019
Twenty-four technicians and broadcasters from 21 community radio stations in Nepal are now able to repair and conduct technical maintenance of broadcasting equipment on their own, thanks to a WACC-supported training conducted by its local partner, Indigenous Community Radio Network (ICRN).
By: StaffPosted: November 29, 2019
WACC Deputy General Secretary Sara Speicher recently took part in a workshop, Data and Digital Intelligence as People’s Resources: Reclaiming Freedom and Control in a Data-based Society, held in Berlin November 23-24.
By: StaffPosted: November 26, 2019
This year’s last issue of WACC’s quarterly journal, Media Development
takes an in-depth look at the state of the Caribbean’s media and
communications industry and their influence on the region’s
socio-economic and political environments.
By: StaffPosted: November 22, 2019
In an open letter to the world’s children marking the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore writes that, “poverty, inequality, discrimination and distance continue to deny millions of children their rights every year, as 15,000 children under 5 still die every day, mostly from treatable diseases and other preventable causes.”
Posted: November 20, 2019
President Embert Charles has urged WACC’s new Board of Directors to roll up their sleeves to “reenergise our global movement, regroup and give a stronger voice to the regions.”
By: StaffPosted: September 26, 2019
On International Literacy Day,
Saturday, September 8, WACC calls attention to the digital divide that
excludes billions of people around the world – including Indigenous
people and linguistic minorities – from accessing and distributing information through digital communication platforms.
By: StaffPosted: September 06, 2019