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Jennifer Nevin

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August 14, 2014
CSML reporters interviewing consumers about the spike in sanitizing materials
by Maureen Sieh

IREX’s Civil Society and Media Leadership (CSML) program in Liberia has expanded its efforts to help reporters increase their understanding of Ebola and how to report on its impact on public life. CSML is working through its main partners the Liberia Women Media Action Committee (LIWOMAC) and the Liberia Media Center (LMC) to foster responsible, sensitive, and factual reporting on the Ebola crisis.

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August 12, 2014
Youth participants learn about e-government services at the Chisinau Library.
by Anne Laesecke

In Moldova, libraries are evolving beyond mere places to study by providing youth with opportunities to engage in their communities and learn new skills. IREX’s Novateca-Global Libraries Moldova program works to help transform libraries into vibrant community centers where youth learn and access information that can enrich their lives.


August 20, 2014
Staff from partner NAYMOTE raise awareness about Ebola though community outreach

Since the start of the Ebola crisis in Liberia, IREX has been working with its partners to get out responsible and accurate information and promote a better understanding of proper prevention measures. With much of the attention focused on containment and treatment, IREX, through the USAID-funded Civil Society and Media Leadership (CSML) Program, seeks to draw attention to another factor, the potential for civil unrest.

August 19, 2014
Library information desk

On August 18, 2014 the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) launched the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development. More than 100 organizations co-signed the Declaration, which calls upon United Nations Member States to make an international commitment through the post-2015 development agenda to ensure that everyone has access to, and is able to understand, and use the information that is necessary to promote sustainable development and democratic societies.


June 27, 2014
A Community Solutions Program fellow from Liberia presents in Sierra Leone

The Society for International Development Washington Chapter cordially invites you to the Private Sector Development and Gender in Development Workgroup event: Women and Supply Chains: Sustainability, Synergies & Scaling Up Wednesday July 16, 2014. RSVP online to attend