WACC ’s Centre for Communication Rights has co-published Expanding Shrinking Communication Spaces, a new book on communication rights and sustainable development for a digital age.
by StaffPosted February 18, 2020
On February 13, World Radio Day
, WACC Global joins UNESCO in urging radio stations worldwide to “uphold diversity, both in their newsroom and on the airwaves.”
by StaffPosted February 10, 2020
Water shortage resulting from increased and longer periods of drought has been identified as one of the effects of climate change.
Who will be affected most by the scarcity of water supply? One way to find out would be to ask who the primary collectors, users and managers of water are in one’s community, according to a new guide on gender and climate change developed by the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Mona Campus Unit (IGDS MCU) at the University of the West Indies Mona in Jamaica.
by StaffPosted February 07, 2020
Tharu-speaking Indigenous journalists in Nepal have enhanced their news and reporting skills, and production of news in Tharu has increased, thanks to a capacity building project undertaken by WACC local partner Prachin Srijansil Aadibashi Samaj.
by StaffPosted February 04, 2020
Following four years of fruitful collaboration, WACC and Boston-based Indigenous rights organization Cultural Survival have decided to renew and enhance their ongoing partnership.
by Lorenzo VargasPosted January 28, 2020
About 75 Kwéyòl-speaking Saint Lucians have now increased their knowledge of the language of climate change and sustainable development in Kwéyòl, thanks to a WACC-supported project developed by the Folk Research Centre (FRC). FRC is a local NGO devoted to the research, study, recording and promotion of Saint Lucian cultural heritage.
by StaffPosted January 22, 2020
WACC Global is proud to announce its new initiative with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to help build the capacity of communities at the grassroots level – particularly family farmers’ associations – in using local and traditional knowledge for sustainable resource management and climate change mitigation.
by StaffPosted January 17, 2020
Colombia is one of 20 countries most at risk from suffering the disastrous effects of climate change.
by StaffPosted January 15, 2020
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