Radio

Radio Station Building Project

Radio Station Building Project

Country
Indonesia

Programme Summary


This Indonesia-wide radio station building project is being implemented by Indonesian radio news agency, KBR68H, together with an Indonesian non-profit called the Indonesian Association for Media Development (PPMN), and supported by the Media Development Loan Fund (MDLF).

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 Alternative Media Portal (AAMP)

AMIC Alternative Media Portal (AAMP)

RegionSouth East and East Asia, South Pacific

Programme Summary

The AMIC Alternative Media Portal (AAMP) exists to provide visibility and voice to alternative media organisations and practitioners in Asia and the Pacific.

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.

Radio Ö1 piece on OLPC

As previously mentioned I was interviewed by Austrian radio station Ö1 about OLPC last week. The piece aired today and it’s now available via the Digitales Leben podcast feed.

80+1 Panel Discussion on New Approaches to Education

On Monday I’ll be heading to Linz to participate in a panel discussion on New Approaches to Education which is part of the 80+1 project. Here’s what the Web site has to say about the event: Expert panel discussion and open forum on the subject of new approaches to education; panelists include Christoph Derndorfer, one of the first members of OLPC Austria, freelance writer Armin Himmelrath and, via Skype from China, Calvin Chin, CEO of Qifang.

StoryBank

StoryBank

CountryIndia
RegionSouth Asia

Programme Summary

The concept behind StoryBank is enabling textual and computer illiterate people to build a repository of audio-visual content via camera phones. The project, which took place between June 2006 and February 2008, was an exploration of the power of stories to engage, stimulate, and challenge.

Lara

Lara

CountryBosnia Herzegovina
RegionEastern Europe/Central Asia

Programme Summary

Founded in 1998, Lara is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, using interpersonal communication and information and communication technology (ICT) to address gender issues and to empower women to assume a leading role in society through active participation in civic and political life.

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