NGOs

Enhancing Participation among Roma

Enhancing Participation among Roma

Countries
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Romania, Spain

Programme Summary

The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) is coordinating an initiative to promote discussion on how to enhance political and civil participation among Roma communities in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Romania, and Spain. Participants hail from Roma rights organisations, trade unions, civil associations, administration and decision-making bodies, and citizens from both Roma communities and the majority society.

DadaDadi

DadaDadi

Country
India

Programme Summary


The Chandigarh, India-based non-profit service and advocacy organisation DadaDadi is using short messaging service (SMS) and other technologies in an effort to ensure the safety of elderly people living alone in the city.

Communicating for Change: Getting Voice, Visibility and Impact for Gender Equality

Communicating for Change: Getting Voice, Visibility and Impact for Gender Equality

Region
Global

Programme Summary

From 2009 to 2011, InterPress Service (IPS) is working to raise awareness about Millennium Development Goal (MDG) #3, which is aimed at reducing violence against women, enhancing women's economic independence, and increasing participation and representation of women in politics and public administration.

Women's International Network (WIN)

Women's International Network (WIN)

RegionGlobal

Programme Summary

Women's International Network (WIN) is a large assembly of women's communicators working to ensure women's right to communicate through and within the community radio movement. It is an element of AMARC [World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters], an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) serving the community radio movement, with almost 3,000 members and associates in 110 countries (as of July 2009).

AMIC Young Communicators Network (AYCN)

AMIC Young Communicators Network (AYCN)

RegionGlobal

Programme Summary

Managed by the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC), the AMIC Young Communicators Network (AYCN) is an online portal dedicated to students in institutes of higher learning around the world who have an interest in the media. It provides a platform for media students to network with each other, learn and discuss, and showcase their creative ideas through writing, photography, and videos posted to the site.

GeoAméricas Project

GeoAméricas Project

RegionCaribbean, Latin America

Programme Summary

This project uses geographic information systems (GIS) to present cultural, tourist, educational, environmental, and health-related sites and sources of information in coordination with local institutions and authorities.

Pan-African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs

Pan-African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs

RegionAfrica

Programme Summary

Launched in 2007, the Pan African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs (PanAf), a joint initiative of the Educational Research Network for West and Central Africa (ERNWACA) and the University of Montreal (Canada), is a five-year project seeking to better understand how the paedagogical integration of information and communication technologies (ICTs) can enhance the quality of teaching and learning in A

Invisible Children

Invisible Children

CountryUganda, United States
RegionAfrica, North America

Programme Summary

Motivated to raise awareness of "the unseen war" in Northern Uganda, 3 young filmmakers from the United States are using the power of stories in an effort to promote international advocacy to sustain the peace process and garner support programming for children and families living through the conflict.

Katha

Katha

CountryIndia
RegionSouth Asia

Programme Summary

Katha is an Indian organisation working to transform children into community leaders through education. It was started in 1988 with a children's magazine ("Tamasha!") and was fully registered as a nonprofit organisation in 1989 (serendipitously, on World Literacy Day, September 8). Katha connects grassroots work in education, urban resurgence, and story to address social injustice and economic poverty in urban India.

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