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27 February 2014
Vehicular languages are more widely spoken than the official national languages in most countries. And despite the fact that they are also used for texting, they receive less support on mobile platforms than the official languages. Are we faced with a global systemic error? Or does the world believe that those languages do not have their place in the advanced technology sector?
26 February 2014
Deutsche Welle's yearly contest is open again to bloggers writing in fourteen different languages and multiple categories. The contest - Best of Online Activism - aims to promote freedom of expression and to uphold human rights on the Internet and around the world.
21 February 2014
Along with our usual list of opportunities and projects, today we are commemorating International Mother Language Day with a campaign asking people and organisations from around the world to tweet in their mother tongue. Follow the campaign on Twitter with hashtags #imld14 and #imld.
19 February 2014
At the StoryMaker Camp held in January in Amman, Jordan, we spoke with Vesna Dolinšek of Lam Echaml in Tunisia, one of the local coordinators of the project, who shared her experience of meeting other coordiantors from around the world at the StoryMaker trainings.
17 February 2014
Please join us on February 21 to celebrate International Mother Language Day with a Twitter campaign to highlight and encourage more people to tweet in their mother language using the hashtag #imld14
11 February 2014
Rising Voices is looking for writers with ideas! Find out more about how you can contribute to the blog...
10 February 2014
Tasharuk is a recent project to aggregate resources for social media activists which are available in Arabic. Tasharuk, meaning collaborate in Arabic, lists and categorizes knowledge resources - many of which are open-licensed.
17 January 2014
Rising Voices has joined Global Voices' partnership with the new news website Oximity, where they: collect news directly from the source, facilitate curation by readers, and distribute news content across the internet.
7 January 2014
12 December 2013
Public and community libraries in developing or transition economy countries are invited to apply for the EIFL's Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) grants.