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26 June 2009 (Andrew Garton for apc.au)

[img_assist|nid=8855|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=213|height=300]Late 2008 a sensational homage to Creative Commons (CC) usage within Australasia was published. Edited by Rachel Cobcroft and produced in collaboration with the team at the Australian Creative Commons Clinic, >Building an Australasian Commons features a vast repertoire of projects and initiatives that have employed Creative Commons licenses.

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Open Institute a leader in the struggle to end violence against women in Cambodia

CALGARY 14 May 2009 (LC for APCNews)

Reports indicate that violence against women (VAW) is still very much present in today’s society – one out of three women worldwide suffers from some form of gender-based violence. As part of the global campaign on “Say NO to violence against women”, APC member the Open Institute in Cambodia conducted three forums on “Reclaiming ICT to end violence against women” held from September to December 2008. Through these forums, they were able to uncover key challenges in the use of ICTs to end violence against women, and put forth a series of pertinent recommendations to be implemented in Cambodia as part of the country’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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ICT4Culture: Establishing a coalition Bangladesh Coalition for Cultural Diversity (BCCD)

Dhaka

Establishing a coalition Bangladesh Coalition for Cultural Diversity (BCCD)

BACKGROUND
UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity is adopted by the UNESCO in 2001.

Saving the future one strategic plan at a time

Melbourne, Australia

How does an organisation founded in the 20th Century devise a strategic plan for the 21st…

Pink panties and freedom of expression

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Namita Malhotra from the Alternative Law Forum in Bangalore explained to journalist Frederick Noronha what went into an unusual campaign in India which targetted conservative politicians and their ire

Media convergence and information rights in Australia

MELBOURNE 7 March 2009 (Ellie Rennie for Open Spectrum Australia)

Late 2008, Open Spectrum Australia (a kind of ‘think tank’ for community media) decided to bring together community media groups from both platforms to discuss the issue of media convergence. In order to provide a focus for the day, we came up with an information rights ‘campaign’ of our own and asked for feedback. This article reports on outcomes of the symposium, Quality/Control .

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