UNESCO Travel Grants Announced


With support from UNESCO, IAMCR has been able to offer five travel grants of USD 2,500 to defray the cost of participation of researchers from Least Developed Countries and Small Developing Island States at this year's conference in Braga, Portugal. The awards offered to researchers from Bangladesh, Cuba, Ethiopia, Nepal and Yemen who will prepare and present papers at the conference.

The papers will be presented within the programmes of the Commnication, Policy and Technology Section and the Environment, Science and Risk Working Group.

UNESCO travel grants were offered to:

Al-Shami, Abdulrahman M. (Yemen)
Safe Brides of Death: The Role of Citizens’ Participation and Access to Information in legislation Change - A Case Study on Early Marriage Law in Yemen

Dahal, Sudhamshu (Nepal)
‘Community Radio friendly’ Policy: Purveying Participation and Asserting Access.

Rubira García, Rainer (Cuba)
Political Communication and Participation in Cuban Growing Blogosphere: Generation Y, a case study

Tadesse, Bamlaku (Ethiopia)
The Role of Women in Indigenous Conflict Resolution Among the Issa and Gurgura of Somali.

Ullah, Mohammad Sahid (Bangladesh)
Cyclone Warning Dissemination to People’s Response Through Broadcast Media: In Search of New Strategies for Bangladesh