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[caption id="attachment_49526" align="alignleft" width="190"] MD 2022-4[/caption] Media Development 2022-4 Statements on Communication for a better future The documents in this issue of Media Development show that the democratization of communication has remained a persistent yet unattained vision. Civil society interventions are still desperately needed: to create greater awareness...

Unfulfilled expectations dating back over fifty years to the evocative call for a New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) have spiralled into a digital age, in which political, economic, social and cultural life is being transformed by technologies that are challenging long-held notions of...

[caption id="attachment_49471" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo: 2p2play/Shutterstock[/caption] World Association for Christian Communication Adopted on 11 March 2017 by participants at the “Gender & media: challenges and opportunities in the Post-2015 era” consultation organized by the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC). This Declaration updates the Bangkok Declaration adopted...

Windhoek+30 Declaration We, the participants at the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day International Conference held in Windhoek, Namibia, 29 April – 3 May 2021: RECALLING Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which states: “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression;...

Tech for Democracy We believe that the future of democracy relies on our ability to leverage and steer the digital transformation of society in ways that capitalize on its opportunities, while also confronting the challenges. We stand at a crucial junction in the history of democracy, and...