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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

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 mechanisms for linking research & policy – Initial workshop

Date and time: 
Feb 22 2011 - Feb 23 2011

Venue

Country: 
Jamaica
Related projects: 
Web 2.0 tools for development

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
Comunica

Thirty people, including participants, resource people and expert trainers, will participate in a two-day workshop in Kingston, Jamaica 22-23 February 2011.

Other information
Location: 
Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica

APCNews 135 – Anti-VAW in Pakistan, Egypt, Africa broadband– 14/2/11

APCNews 135 – Anti-VAW in Pakistan, Egypt, Africa broadband– 14/2/11

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APCNews – February 14 2011 – Year XI Issue 135
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development
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UN Women, led by ex-Chilean prime minister Michelle

APC 11th Council Meeting and APC-wide project meetings

Date and time: 
Mar 20 2011 - Mar 21 2011

Venue

Country: 
Philippines

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
APC

Bringing together APC staff and members from around the world for the first time since 2007.

Logistics information

APC Networking and Learning Forum on Research, Advocacy and Collaboration for an Open, Fair and Sustainable Internet

Date and time: 
Mar 17 2011 - Mar 19 2011

Venue

Country: 
Philippines
Related projects: 
Action Research Network

Organisers

apc_events: 
APC
Other- name of organisation: 
APC

The “APC Action Research Network” (ARN) is a new initiative by APC funded by the International Development Research Centre of Canada (IDRC), with the overall goal of building and strengthening research capacity in the existing APC research community, and growing the current network of researchers that do national and regional advocacy in initiatives led by APC.

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.

Egypt: Regimes cannot overcome the power of people communicating in solidarity

(January 2011, APC )

“The power of people communicating in solidarity and joint action is a power that even the most over-confident rulers and regimes cannot overcome, not in the long term”, said APC’s executive director Anriette Esterhuysen. “What is happening in Egypt and Tunisia is a demonstration of people’s outrage and courage in the face of long term repression – now played out on and supported by the internet and mobile technologies.” APC joins the global solidarity with the Egyptian people as they take to the streets in the struggle for democratic reform and human rights.

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