A compilation of projects and experiments in participatory communication for social change looks at 50 case studies from Africa, Latin America and Asia, some with World Bank support. Making Waves: Stories of Participatory Communication for Social Change is written by Alfonso Gumucio Dragon, a development communication specialist, for the Rockefeller Foundation. The report is produced as a follow-up to the Communication for Social Change meeting in Cape Town, South Africa in 1998.
EarthRights International examines how the Jam v. IFC case has helped to shift the landscape of accountability for international financial institutions by successfully challenging their claim to “absolute” immunity in US courts, potentially opening IFC up to further legal challenges in future.
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