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May 20th, 2011
Francisco Mora Zapatero (AECID) and Mario Lubetkin (IPS). Credit: AECID.

Francisco Moza Zapatero (AECID) and Mario Lubetkin (IPS). Credit: AECID.

Following the so called “Arab spring”, and in the midst of the ‘acampadas’, organized mass mobilizations through social networks in many Spanish cities, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) in collaboration with IPS Inter Press Service News Agency launched the book “Politics, networks and Technologies in Communications for Development”, a tour through the different visions of new technologies and their contribution to information in general and more concretely, to communication for development.

The book has contributions from experts like Cees J.Hamelink (Amsterdam University), Mirta Lourenço (UNESCO), Manuel Acevedo Ruíz (ONU Volunteer), Elisabeth Ford (The Guardian) and Ivar Evensmo (NORAD) among others, who analyse challenges faced by journalism and communication for development, in front of the revolution of new technologies.librospain

The book was presented by Francisco Moza Zapatero (AECID Director) and Mario Lubetkin (IPS Director General). A debate with David Alvarez (Communication Professor at Complutense University) and Antonio Gonzalez (NGO for development Coordinator), moderated by Rosa María Calaf (Journalist).

The presentation in Madrid was attended by more than hundred participants coming from different NGOs, cooperation and volunteering institutions, civil society and media.

More information on the presentation of the book at “ Políticas, Redes y Tecnologías en la Comunicación para el Desarrollo”. (Spanish Only)

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