Background on Communication Rights

Cees Hamelink, Emeritus Professor of International Communication at the University of Amsterdam, on why we need a more democratic global media and communication system

Communication rights claim spaces and resources in the public sphere for everyone to be able to engage in transparent, informed and democratic debate.

Many Voices, One World

Towards a new, more just and more efficient world information and communication order. International Commission for the Study of Communication problems.

Inequality and Communicative Struggles in Digital Times

A Global Report on Communication for Social Progress. International Panel on Social Progress

Assessing Communication Rights

A Handbook. CRIS Campaign.

No-Nonsense Guide to Communication Rights. WACC.

Addressing Communication and Information Poverty in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). WACC.

Shaping Information Societies for Human Needs

Civil Society Declaration to the World Summit on the Information Society

The Case for Communication in Sustainable Development

Panos London.

No-Nonsense Guide to the Right to Information. WACC.

Issue 4-2002 Media Development on “Communication Rights in the Information Society”. WACC.

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