Social development

EU GCCA+ Youth Awards for the best climate storytelling

The EU GCCA+ Youth Awards support young journalists, writers and photographers to tell powerful climate stories around the world. If you are between 18 and 30 years and live in a GCCA+ country (see registration form) you can participate with a video/story with photos about climate change cooperation, preferably related to an EU-funded project in your ...

Briefing Paper: Online People-Watching: Censorship, Surveillance, and the National Internet Gateway in Cambodia

On February 16, 2021, the Cambodian government issued the Sub-Decree No.23 on the Establishment of National Internet Gateway.  The law will result in the implementation of the National Internet Gateway (NIG), through which the government will gain control of data traffic in the country through ...

Call for Applications Mekong Data Journalism Fellowship 2021, Round Two

Deadline: 27 June 2021, 11:59 PM, (UTC +07) The East-West Center and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, in partnership with the Stimson Center, are pleased to launch a second and final round of fellowships to journalists from Mekong  countries. The fellowship provides fellows with the opportunity to develop data journalism skills and support data-driven investigations into water security challenges ...

Book Launch: Migration and Women’s Land Tenure Security in the Greater Mekong Sub-region

The new book Migration and Women’s Land Tenure Security in the Greater Mekong Sub-region draws on country-level and ethnographic research, based on a collaboration between FAO and Chiang Mai University. The book explores how migration affects women’s land tenure security, and in turn the ways in which women’s ...

Online discussion on the implementation of the EU Action Plan for Human Rights and Democracy 2020-2024 in the Asia Pacific

The European Union has recently adopted the Action Plan for Human Rights and Democracy 2020-2024. The Action Plan sets out the EU’s priorities and objectives which will guide our work in advancing human rights and democracy, including in Asia and the Pacific. In light of the EU’s commitment to ...

Storytelling, Connecting, and Supporting Women for River and Water governance: an invitation to co-design

As with so many other global events in 2020, last year’s Women and Rivers Congress was held online. For the 181 participants, this was a great opportunity to start to meet and connect with the many activists, researchers, journalists, artists, and organisations working to support ...

Indigenous Peoples' Data During COVID-19: From External to Internal

Governments have used real-time data and disease trackers quantifying the size, spread, and distribution of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) that emerged in 2019 to inform and influence decision and policy making. Indigenous Peoples have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19, whether through infection, fatality, economic ...

Call for Applications: Mekong Data Journalism Fellowship 2021

The East-West Center and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, in partnership with the Stimson Center, are jointly offering Fellowships to journalists from Mekong Basin countries that aim to strengthen their data-journalism skills and support data-driven investigations into water security challenges and solutions in the Mekong region.  The Fellowship will provide selected Fellows the opportunity to gain an increased understanding of issues related to ...

SEI Asia Media Grants for Environmental Reporting

SEI Asia is providing six grants to selected local and regional journalists in Asia to showcase impactful stories that highlights critical environmental sustainability issues in the region. Each grantee will receive US$2,000 to produce  and publish their proposed story. SEI will provide mentorship and related scientific research to support ...

Future Ready ASEAN Competition on Data Science 2020

The ASEAN Foundation in collaboration with Microsoft and Empire Code proudly presents the Future Ready ASEAN Competition 2020. The Future Ready ASEAN Competition is a competition which targets ASEAN youth aged 15 to 35 who have been trained on the Future Ready ASEAN platform to ...

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