WACC Global’s quarterly journal, Media Development, has published its first issue of the year, which examines how women around the world are faring 25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, and five years since the launch of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
by StaffPosted March 03, 2020
In 2019, a year marked by divisive politics, attacks on journalists, xenophobia, digital surveillance and harassment, and other threats to freedom of information and democracy, WACC Global continued to make a positive difference, especially among vulnerable people and communities around the world.
by StaffPosted February 26, 2020
A project supported by WACC Global has trained more than 100 Indigenous broadcasters and members of the Indigenous community of Muellamués, Colombia, in producing radio programmes on peace, self-governance, gender equality, and human rights.
by StaffPosted February 21, 2020
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