Stories from December, 2017
How Can We Keep the Internet Open and Safe for All Voices?
"The Internet is ours and we need to reclaim it and spend time learning about data protection, privacy, encryption and share their knowledge with others."
The Mess of Us, The Best of Us
We are messy. We don't fit into neat packages. We don't always agree. We don't come from the same backgrounds.
Sharing Turrón de Doña Pepa in Colombo
"...I had a wonderful feeling that I was sharing a little bit of my country with people from almost every corner of the world."
GV Summit 2017: That Fine Line Between Friendship and Companionship
I don’t get anxious or disappointed in any way since I quit expecting anything. I get excited sometimes and curious most of the time. But when my name appeared in the list of 2017 Colombo Summiteers, I felt intimidated in a way. I never belonged to GV in that...
GV Photo Essay and Music Mix: A Whole Range of Colors
In big groups, it is easy to get lost in the crowd, but with GV every person is as unique as their portrait.
Can Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Co-Exist with an Open Internet?
"How vulnerable would a community be when you make content from that community available on the Internet?"
Global Voices French: “What a therapy, GV!”
GV-French came back home with loads of images, emotions and reflections. Team members share some of them in GV collaborative approach to stay in the mood
A Diversity of Voices, A Unity of Values
"The global spirit of diversity of voices combined with a unity of values—this gives me hope that in years to come these values will form the core of every society...."
GV Internal Meeting Workshop: Improv Factor
Global Voices contributors learned new skills through improv techniques.
Periodismo de Barrio: Bringing Change to Cuban Media
"I'm glad we have people who prefer to stay in the country rather than leaving as they did before."