Events & Opportunities

2013 Malmö ComDev master - applications by October 16

Interested in studying the Communication for Development masters programme at Malmö University starting January 2013? The closing date for applications is October 16th. The Communication for Development master’s at Malmö University is an integrated distance learning programme of 60 ECTS programme studied part-time over two years. Lectures and seminars taking place in Malmö, Sweden, are combined with live streamed online lectures and online tuition. Find out more about the Master

Ohio ComDev Master celebrates its 25th anniversary

The Communication and Development Studies MA program at Ohio University completed its 25th year and will celebrate this occasion with a day-long event on Friday, October 26th. During the day papers, panels, and related proposals focusing on the theme of development communication (i.e., communication for development, C4D, media for social change) will be presented. The agenda includes panels reflecting the diversity of the career paths of the Master alumni, and


SM Foundation Nepal is organizing 6thInternational Conference on “Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Development and Education” on Nov 13-15, 2012 in order to create awareness and bring all  the experts and entrepreneurs in one platform.SM Foundation is a non profit and non governmental organization. For more information, please visit:…        


A 7-week online digital course on community radio for empowerment will begin on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. It is aimed at professionals  and university students who are involved in community radio projects. The course builds on the book: “Empowerment Radio – Voices building a community” by Birgitte Jallov, author of ‘Empowerment Radio’ and initiator of Empowerhouse. Seven (7) training modules with specific sets of learning points will be used for the

International executive media and TV workshop

The International Executive Media and TV Workshop (IEMTW) will be held on September 19-21 in Vienna, Austria. Communication practitioners, technical project staff and media focal points working for UN agencies; civil society organizations; and public institutions are welcome to join. The three-day intensive course is Center for Development Communication’s flagship course. The course provides an all-inclusive learning package that will enable participants to have better ability and understanding in dealing with

ICT4D symposium for postgraduate researchers

The 7th Annual Symposium of the International Network for Postgraduate Students in the area of ICT4D (IPID) will be held 5-6 September, 2012 at University of Agder (UiA), Kristiansand, Norway. The symposium will provide postgraduate researchers with the opportunity to present their work to a diverse audience and gain valuable experience. It is also an opportunity for young scientists to network and engage with international ICT4D scholars . The symposium

C4D network webinars - introduction to ComDev

The C4D Network has launched a brand new series of online seminars developed in partnership with UNICEF. Over August and September two introductory training units of an hour each will be available addressing: (1) C4D Concepts & Approaches; and (2) C4D Planning & Learning. These training units are delivered over the internet in the form of live ‘webinars’, i.e. in real time to allow interaction between trainer and participants. The training

Media, globalization and development course in Malmo

The ComDev Master programme of Malmo University welcomes new students to the Media, Globalization and Development course, starting in September. The Communication for Development masters is an integrated distance learning programme of 60 ECTS programme studied part-time over two years. Lectures and seminars that take place in Malmö are combined with live streamed online lectures and online tuition. You can find out more about the Master programme in the map

E-learning course on crisis communication

Infoasaid launched its e-learning course on communication with crisis-affected communities. The course “Communication is Aid” aims to raise awareness and build basic skills on how to communicate effectively with crisis-affected communities and to build understanding on what needs to be done beforehand as emergency preparedness.  The first two modules introduce learners to the course, how to navigate it and the key concepts it covers. The remaining three modules are interactive,


AMARC is inviting radio broadcasters to submit audio programs on indigenous peoples and minority languages. This is in line with AMARC’s initiative to underline the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People by making available to its members and people at large radio programs on the different issues concerning the indigenous peoples and minority languages. The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People will be celebrated on August 9th.  The UN