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Bangladesh: Training Workshop on Community Radio: Stakeholders and Local Monitoring Committee Members

Dhaka

The “Training Workshop on Community Radio: Stakeholders and Local Monitoring committee Members” was taken place in Rajshahi division from February 26-27, 2001 at Rajshhi Circuit House conference room, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

The program was organized by National Institute of Mass Communication of Ministry of Information with the support of UNICEF Bangladesh under the project namely ‘Adv

Borneo Post: Empowering women against cyber-violence

The Borneo Post reported last month on cyber violence against women, specifically in Malaysia. The article featured interviews with Maria Chin Abdullah, executive director of Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER), and Mohd Mustaffa, executive director of the Communications and Multimedia Content Forum of Malaysia (CMCF).

Gawaahi.com: pushing barriers to give the voiceless a voice

Pakistan

Gawaahi.com, a website launched by Pakistani journalists and activists Sana Saleem and Naveen Naqvi and an MDG3 Fund small grants initiative, aims to archive digital stories of abuse, survival and resistance.

Breaking News : Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has started issuing demand note for frequency

Dhaka

Breaking News
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)
has started issuing demand note for frequency allocation of
Community Radio

The reliable source confirmed that Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has started issuing spectrum demand note for frequency allocation to import transmitter.

Ford Foundation conference sheds light on internet freedom

USA

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently reported the Ford Foundation is advocating that the internet is not merely a way to help further social change, but is integral to making that change happen.

New report on climate change as a strategic priority for ICT4D organisations

Manchester

The recent literature review of information and communications technologies(ICTs), climate change and development by Angelica Ospina and Richard Heeks points to a clear role for civil society organisations at many levels of climate change response, including advocacy, information dissemination, helping local communities adapt, and providing a voice for affected people.

Malaysia workshop trains women to fight violence using ICTs

Malaysia

In January, Lina Soo, a MDG3 small grant winner, in collaboration with APC partner EMPOWER, held a two-day workshop called “ICTs and Cyber Violence Against Women” in Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia to raise awareness of violence against women using ICTs.

There is no so-called illegal download!

South Korea

Popular celebrities (Ahn Seong-gi, Park Joong-hoon, etc.) in South Korea have launched a public campaign called good downloader The message of this “public campaign” is that films and animations where these actors/actresses and singers
are starring are in danger due to illegal downloading.

Non-Profit Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship Training Workshop

Pretoria

Training Workshop: Enterprise Modelling for Non-Profit Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship

Ungana-Afrika proudly presents a training workshop that will provide participants with the knowledge and tools to define how their organisation can be sustainable and create value while generating revenues.

Date: 21-22 February 2011

Venue: Sunnyside Park Hotel, Parktown, Johannesburg

Outco

New Report about Open Data for an Open Society

Open Data, Open Society is a report written by Marco Fioretti for the
Institute of Economics of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.

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