Initiators & Supporters

UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) is a United Nations agency with the mandate to protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. UNHCR was created in 1950.


REF FM Foundation helps organisations in refugee camps to start radio stations for/by refugees and host communities and to make these stations self-sustainable within one year. To give them a voice and a sense of community and to inspire them to become more self-reliant.


Straight Talk Foundation is a leading Ugandan communication for development Ngo promoting the health and wellbeing of young people. Its focus is communication for social change. It uses a multi-modal approach (print, radio, interpersonal communication, and youth friendly service delivery).


DW Akademie is Deutsche Welle's international center for media development, media consulting and journalism training. It offers training and consulting services to partners around the world. It works especially in developing and transitioning countries to promote free and independent media. DW.