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Indian Fellowship on Communication for Social Change and Media Rights

Ideosync Media Combine in partnership with UNESCO and India Fellow announces the first Indian Fellowship onCommunication for Social Change and Media Rights. Information, Communication and Media is playing an increasingly critical role in how social, economic and political development is being articulated and national and international agendas set. This fellowship invites young people to engage with ideas of communication for social change and media rights in order to participate in the creation of a more democratic and just society. You can apply for the Ideosync UNESCO India Fellow (IUIF) batch starting July 2016, if: You are between 20 to 28…

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Nepal: UN Members deeply concerned about caste discrimination and untouchability

PRESS RELEASE issued jointly by the Nepal Dalit National Social Welfare Organisation (NNDSWO), Dalit NGO Federation (DNF), The Feminist Dalit Organisation (FEDO) and the Jagaran Media Center (JMC) on behalf of the Dalit Civil Society Organisations Coalition and by the International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN). UN Nepal UPR Review calls for effective implementation of Caste-Based Discrimination law (Geneva, November 5, 2015) – Seventeen United Nations member states raised their concerns and recommendations on caste discrimination at the United Nations Periodic Review of Nepal, urging the Government, in particular, to ensure effective implementation of the Caste-Based Discrimination and Untouchability Act of 2011. Member states…

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CR-CIT – Bangladesh edition (Bengali Version) released

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Bangladesh edition (Bengali) of the Community Radio Continuous Improvement Toolkit (CRCIT) developed by the UNESCO Chair on Community Media with the support of Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA). The Bangladesh version emerged through a participatory process of validation and adaptation in which all community radio stations in the country participated.  The Bangladesh edition is published by the Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) with the support of European Union, Free Press Unlimited, and Commonwealth of Learning/CEMCA. Click here for the Bengali version of CR-CIT.