Bangladesh: Communication and dialogue about anti-corruption

A scene from the radio training (Photo: DWA) Corruption is a serious obstacle to development in Bangladesh. As one of its efforts to curb and prevent corruption, the Bangladeshi government established the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in 2004. Read more ›
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Burkina Faso: Listen, Participate, Transform – How local radio can make a difference

A citizen being interviewed for the radio show Have you ever wondered why this one radio station is actually your favourite one? For the music it plays? Or for the news and talk shows it presents? Or maybe for this congenial moderator and his witty way of asking questions? At least, it suits your taste and reflects the reality you’re facing. Read more ›
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Cambodia: Digital innovation for human rights

sithi_hub1a The project promotes secure and professional use of open data and social media. It assists bloggers, human rights activists and computer specialists in setting up a shared training centre. Also, media practitioners are trained in data-driven journalism. Read more ›
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Ecuador: Under the microscope

Kick_Off-WS_3_2014_Johanna_Schfer About 40% of Ecuadorians belong to one of 14 recognized native ethnic groups. However, this ethnic diversity is not represented in the media, which are mostly located in urban centres and are dominated by commercial interests. Therefore, national media in general and radio stations in particular mainly deal with topics affecting the urban population of the country, thereby neglecting issues concerning indigenous groups in their broadcasts. Read more ›
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Rwanda: Promoting media reform

youth summit The project promotes freedom of expression and supports the media reform process in Rwanda. Particular assistance is provided to the newly established Rwanda Media Commission (RMC). Read more ›
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Togo: Radio at the heart of the community

Radio moderator in action for "Radio Mobile" The media provide comprehensive information on all matters of public concern, don’t they? At least if they want to be a force to be reckoned with in democratic and participatory processes. But what is the precondition for media in general and radio in particular to be able to highlight an issue from different perspectives? Right, they have to be financially independent. Read more ›
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Uganda: Let´s Talk About It!

Youth reporters Uganda The project helps young people in Uganda to express their opinions on human rights issues on the radio. At the same time, it supports activities organised by parliamentarians and journalists to improve Uganda’s media legislation. Read more ›
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