Advancing the full participation of girls and women is not only a matter of human rights; it is also a strategic global imperative.
The African Media Development Initiative (AMDI)
In 2005, the BBC World Service Trust, in partnership with Internews, Reuters Foundation, Article 19, Media Institute of Southern Africa, PANOS, West African Media Foundation, and Rhodes University School of Journalism committed to developing the African Media Development Initiative, which will seek to increase the resources, duration and scale of media in Africa.
Since making the commitment they have formed partnerships with universities in Africa including Ahmadu Bello University (Nigeria), and the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), and have secured funding for preparatory research and mapping phase from UK's Department for International Development and the Gates Foundation.
The 12th and final Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting has officially begun, with leaders from around the world gathering in New York City to celebrate a legacy of turning ideas into action—as well as …