Effective, balanced journalism could help calm public discourse
HAITI – Quand Matthew a frappé Haïti en octobre 2016, de nombreuses communautés ont été paralysées par les pluies diluviennes, les routes coupées et l’interruption du réseau téléphonique et du signal radio. En plus d’une assistance humanitaire, les populations affectées avaient besoin d’autre chose: un accès à des informations utiles et vérifiées.
HAITI - When Hurricane Matthew ripped through Haiti in October 2016, many communities struggled to recover amid torrential rains, blocked routes and the interruption of radio stations and telephone networks. In addition to humanitarian assistance, people were desperate for something else: access to accurate, useful information.
In the year 2016, South Sudan celebrated its fifth year of independence and Internews completed the third year of the five-year USAID-funded media development project i-STREAM (Strengthening Free and Independent Media in South Sudan).
"We can't understand the teachers – that's why no one went to school yesterday" – Syrian girl, age 8-12, in Greece
Since January 2016, 38 percent of new arrivals to Greece have been children. Yet we rarely hear what they have to say.
Child participation is one of the core principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which asserts that children and young people have the right to freely express their views on all matters affecting them, and to have their opinions taken into account.
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The Seasonal Program Associate provides administrative and technical support for programs under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer for Europe and Eurasia. He / She will be expected to perform complicated tasks requiring prior experience, education or training.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
The Increasing Digital Safety and Security project aims to educate Thai netizens about being protected and safe online, and to deliver targeted, sustainable, digital protection skills to the journalists and at-risk civil society workers who most need them. Under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer (SPO), the Project Coordinator oversees implementation of all project activities and is responsible for ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the award.