Author Archives: Media about Development

About Media about Development

Writing and reporting about international development topics; development cooperation projects, community development success stories and global challenges (in Slovak and also in English language)

International Migrants Day’s theme: Safe Migration in a World on the Move

“Migration has always been with us. Climate change, demographics, instability, growing inequalities, and aspirations for a better life, as well as unmet needs in labour markets, mean it is here to stay. The answer is effective international cooperation in managing … Continue reading

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Development volunteering is not about posting the photos for “likes”

Development volunteers often have the tendency to present themselves as ‘white saviors’ to local people in need in low-income countries. Many of these young people mix their volunteering with ‘voluntourism‘ phenomenon in Global South countries. The campaign  created by Radi-Aid … Continue reading

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Bosna a Hercegovina – Co o ní víme? Jak tam pomáháme?

V červnu 2017 se studenti a pedagogové z Katedry rozvojových a environmentálních studií (KRES) Př F UP vypravili v rámci projektu “Rozvojová spolupráce na vlastní oči” na terénní exkurzi do Bosny a Hercegoviny (BiH), kde navštívili celkem 15 organizací a … Continue reading

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Budovanie mieru nie je projekt, ale proces. Najmä v Bosne a Hercegovine

Ako naučiť vzájomne komunikovať študentov, ich učiteľov i rodičov, a tak napredovať v budovaní mieru? Ako viesť k uzmierovaniu strany, ktoré k sebe celé desaťročia nedokázali nájsť pre etnickú či náboženskú odlišnosť cestu? Pracovníci Nansen Dialogue Centier poznajú odpoveď – svojimi … Continue reading

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Birth registration is an important tool to prevent statelessness

Ms Inge Sturkenboom has been working with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Europe since 2012 as a Protection Officer – working on statelessness in the region. She wanted to assist refugees and stateless persons who cannot count … Continue reading

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MediaAboutDev editor-in-chief at PechaKucha Night Auckland

“Despite my age I remember many important moments from Velvet revolution (1989). After Iron curtain fell down (and also later – after Czechoslovakia break up in 1993) many U.S. volunteers arrived to my home country / Slovakia as English-teachers. They … Continue reading

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Keď si vláda uvedomí, že s prázdnym žalúdkom sa premýšľa ťažko

V čase obeda to v každej indickej štátnej škole vyzerá už dvadsať rokov rovnako – rovnako prázdno. Žiaci a žiačky sú v tom čase totiž do nohy nastúpené na školskom dvore a púšťajú sa do svojej porcie ryže. Často jediného teplého jedla, ktoré v ten … Continue reading

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