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Civil society advocates are concerned that governments, security services, and Big Tech may misuse digital technologies to suppress, control, and profit from ordinary people, says Philip Lee, Media Development editor, in the 1/2024 issue of WACC’s quarterly journal.The authors in “Towards Democratic Governance of Digital...

A WACC-supported protect in Costa Rica is helping women Indigenous leaders of the Cabécar nation use digital technologies strategically to connect younger generations with their community's culture, knowledge, and language.“Cabécar young people influenced by Western culture are becoming disconnected from ancestral wisdom,” says Kemly Camacho,...

An entrenched digital colonialism is shrinking public space and violating communication rights. The global ecumenical movement is called to respond with digital justice, WACC General Secretary Philip Lee told communicators from the Council for World Mission (CWM) gathered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 16–18 January. Our...

The new WACC UK Board of Directors is meeting in London on 10–12 May to receive reports on WACC’s program, finances, membership, and outreach and to rearticulate the vision and mission of the global organization for communication rights. The Directors will hear from each of the...

The seminar “Development and Digital Access: Are we fostering equitable pathways to inclusion?“ on 11 May will explore how organizations and individuals committed to justice, democratic participation, and equality can promote a technology ecosystem rooted in human rights. WACC and the Communicating with Disaster-Affected Communities (CDAC)...