Cultural & linguistic diversity
The role of the internet in democratising the curation, interpretation and reconstruction of cultural heritage
The Papuan Voices site is now live, and includes the nine selected short videos from West Papua, study guides, screening guides, and a media pack. Join the conversation, learn more about West Papua, post comments, and share your ideas!
Empowering the marginalized & making a difference: Experiences of an international volunteer at WeDpro
From curiosity into knowledge and from knowledge into action—these were the transformations that Ashleen Graham experienced when she went to the Philippines to volunteer for the Women’s Education, Development, Productivity and Research Organization (WeDpro).
On October 23 2007 the Headman of Penan Village in the remote Malaysian "government" in this glossary). As a general rule, "state" should not be capitalised.
Source: Governance for sustainable human development: A UNDP policy document (Glossary of key terms) and Wikipedia">stateof Sarawak left his wife at a rest area in the forest to check on his traps. He never returned. Two months later his remains were found in a river. The Headman is the final episode in the Sarawak Gone series, a micro-documentary project by Andrew Garton. Sarawak Gone documents the gradual decimation of indigenous life and culture and the struggle for land. The entire work is open licensed -- which means that the materials gathered and produced are returned to the communities who participated in the project and the content is available for re-use, for free, for people who seek to protect the native customary rights of some of the most marginalised people in Malaysia.
Three years ago, a Penan headman disappeared.
In memory of Kelesau Naan grab our video and embed it onto your blog or website.
At the United States Social Forum on June 24 fifty politically progressive technologists came together for the first US Progressive Techie Congress. The Congress emerged with a statement applauded by other socially-responsible networks like the APC as “a great set of principles”.
Call to African language teams for localisiation: Tux paint, Pidgin, VLC, Pootle, Virtaal and Abiword
Deadline: 26 July 2010
Call for applications: Language Teams
Organisation: African Network for Localisation (ANLoc)
Project: Localise Software
Email to: email@example.com
The African Network for Localisation (ANLoc) – Localise Software
APC member in Budapest, Green Spider, is challenging Facebook and YouTube by offering a home-grown Web 2.0 suite for Hungarian activists. “In the face of the overwhelming monoculture of corporate social networking tools, the service has taken off amongst grassroots activists, community organisers and charities in the Hungarian social and environmental movement,” says Green Spider.
The Climate Scoreboard - C-ROADS analysis of Copenhagen Accord Submissions<.
Between March 22nd and March 30th, 2010, FUNREDES and Colnodo Staff has met in Bogotá to discuss their collaboration on….
1) Virtual migration of Funredes.org server to COLNODO
2) The collaboration on the LISTO project (FLOSS program for automatic insertion of translation software into various discussion lists mechanisms)
Attached brief report describes main outcomes of the meeting and g