Publications by English title: letter W

Wangari Maathai

This comic strip is an interpretation of certain periods of the life of Wangari Maathai (1940–2011), the first woman to obtain a PhD in East and Central Africa, a scholar, and an environmental and human rights activist. In 1977, she founded the Green Belt Movement, a non-governmental organization, which encourages women to plant trees to combat deforestation and environmental degradation. To date, the Green Belt Movement has planted over 50 million trees.

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West African post cards, (1895-1930)

UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme shares this precious array of more than 3.200 postcards covering 16 West African countries.

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World trends in freedom of expression and media development

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development offers a new look at recent evolutions in media freedom, independence, pluralism and journalist safety. These areas are explored at the international level and with respect to gender and global media.

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World trends in freedom of expression and media development: Special digital focus 2015

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development – Special Digital Focus 2015 explores emerging opportunities and challenges for press freedom in the digital age. With a focus on online hate speech, protection of journalism sources, the role of internet intermediaries in fostering freedom online, and the safety of journalists, the report highlights the importance of new actors in promoting and protecting freedom of expression online and off-line. In a media environment transformed by digital technologies, this special volume in the World Trends series is a key reference for Governments, journalists, media workers, civil society, the private sector, academics and students.

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