A project to establish “communication that brings us together” began with a mix of “great enthusiasm and uncertainty” over a year ago in Colombia, as the country grappled with the influx of an unprecedented number of Venezuelan migrants.
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Nigerian media pay “little attention to the real issues” affecting the country’s Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), ignore their voices and often rely on statements from government officials when reporting about them, a WACC-supported media monitoring project has concluded in its report.By: StaffPosted: August 19, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
Today, June 20, is World Refugee Day and WACC is calling on communicators to “create greater awareness among the public” about the plight of displaced people, migrants and refugees worldwide and how they can help them.By: StaffPosted: June 20, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
WACC will be featured in the highly-anticipated DW Global Media Forum scheduled May 27-28 in Bonn, Germany.By: StaffPosted: May 21, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
Stephen Brown will serve another term as treasurer of WACC.
WACC’s Board of Directors named Brown as treasurer from 2019 to 2023. He served in the same capacity from 2015-2019.
Forced displacements and migration have become “inescapable” in today’s world and media must not only find responsible ways of reporting about these issues, but also help “guarantee future coexistence in a diverse society,” said a recent academic study.By: StaffPosted: May 03, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like
WACC’s vision of “Communication for all,” means that its purpose is “to disturb the conscience of the world by being critical, opening up dialogue and creating greater understanding,” says General Secretary Philip Lee.By: StaffPosted: April 23, 2019 (0) Comments (0) Like