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
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
In a country such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, which has “a strong patriarchal tradition and dominant stereotypes about women,” Abida Pehlic can’t emphasize enough how important the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP)
has been since her organization, Novi Put
, joined the research in 2015.
by StaffPosted December 18, 2019
On International Human Rights Day, December 10, WACC Global calls attention to the horrendous violence and abuse against journalists.
journalism is the backbone of a well-functioning democracy,” said
Philip Lee, WACC General Secretary. “When the integrity and lives of
journalists are threatened, civil society suffers.”
by StaffPosted December 10, 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