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WACC members and partners are calling for a movement to “reclaim democratic public communication spaces” in both the analogue and digital spheres, which would strengthen marginalized voices, guarantee the right of citizens to own and control their data, information, and knowledge, and uphold social justice,...

Six Indigenous community radio stations in Oaxaca, Guerrero and Mexico states will soon be equipped with skills and tools that will help them become technologically self-sufficient, as part of a project co-funded by WACC and US-based NGO Cultural Survival.  Centro de Investigación en Comunicación Comunitaria A.C....

As the Covid-19 pandemic stretches into its second year, and as new “variants of concern” continue to circulate worldwide, there are heightened concerns that Indigenous communities such as those in Nepal will continue to be disproportionately affected because of their vulnerability and lack of visibility. To...

A WACC-supported project has enhanced the broadcasting capacity of Indigenous radio stations in the Amazon regions of Ecuador and improved the skills of 30 Indigenous citizen reporters who were able to produce content about challenges facing their communities from a human rights perspective. The project, implemented...

The Indigenous Community Radio Network (ICRN), an umbrella organization of 21 Indigenous radio stations in Nepal, and other Nepali media organizations have successfully lobbied their national and provincial governments to introduce new mass communication, media, information and technology bills that are “more inclusive of the...

In light of the many health and economic challenges affecting migrants everywhere, WACC is proud to announce its continued support for a network of community radio stations working to meet the information and communication needs of Venezuelan migrants in Colombia. Venezuelan migration represents the biggest...

About 42, 360 inhabitants of remote Indigenous communities in Guerrero, Mexico are being provided with life-saving information about Covid-19, thanks to WACC-supported radio programs in Mixtec and Spanish produced by local partner, Centro de Investigación en Comunicación Comunitaria A.C. (CICCAC). Broadcast on Radio Zapata 94.1 FM, the radio...

On Wednesday, November 25, WACC Global, Cultural Survival and Indigenous Media Caucus will launch “Are Indigenous Voices Being Heard?: A Study on the State of Indigenous Community Broadcasting in 19 Countries.”  Please click here to register for the free online event.   The global study examines whether governments...