News from Foundation Hirondelle

June 12, 2023

2022 annual report

January 27, 2023

Humanitarian information at the heart of our training cycle in Pakistan

January 27, 2023

Massaquoi case: Finnish court of appeal arrives in Liberia

January 26, 2023

Trying Russian leaders in absentia: What would be the pros and cons?

January 24, 2023

Tunisia: Will hope for transitional justice come from Kef?

January 20, 2023

Guinea massacre trial: the “Dadis Show” fails to happen

January 19, 2023

Belgian colonial past: Commission fails on apology to victims

January 17, 2023

“Ukraine: Justice in times of war”: the full video of our debate in The Hague

January 13, 2023

Better listening for better information

December 28, 2022

Informing effectively on the ecological emergency

December 20, 2022

David Van Reybrouck: “The fight for decolonization can’t be detached from the fight against global warming”

December 12, 2022

Colombia: the truths that the former FARC are reluctant to own up to

December 9, 2022

Education through radio in Mali with Studio Tamani

December 6, 2022

Map of war crimes trials in Ukraine

December 1, 2022

Media response to the floods in Pakistan

November 22, 2022

Ukraine: JusticeInfo trains a network of journalists covering war-related trials

November 10, 2022

First sentence for sexual violence in the Ukraine war

November 10, 2022

In CAR, a study measures the impact of Radio Ndeke Luka before and after its launch in a remote region


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June 24, 2014

Studio Tamani, Islamic radicalism and Malian youth

Studio Tamani is a radio production studio created in 2013 by Fondation Hirondelle. It broadcasts three hours of news and programs each day, produced in Mali. We talked with Studio Tamani’s Head of Media Bernard Conchon about how the station covers Jihadist violence on a daily basis.
October 15, 2016

Innovations in environmental reporting: what we’re learning in Sierra Leone

Can micro-grants and mentorship improve reporting on climate change in Sierra Leone? This is a question Hirondelle set out to answer with the recent launch of a reporting platform and pilot grant program, Lost Freetown Collective.
December 6, 2019

Journalism and religious extremism: can journalists help reduce political and religious violence?

March 2016 was a particularly deadly month, with attacks in Iraq, Tunisia, Turkey, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Belgium – in Asia, Africa and Europe.
April 30, 2020

Radio + Mobile = a winning combination to inform the populations in the Sahel

The audio programmes of Studio Tamani, Studio Kalangou and Studio Yafa have been accessible by mobile phone for several months now in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso respectively, via a partnership with the social enterprise Viamo. Success is strong in Mali and Niger, and still modest in Burkina. In total, several million calls are received monthly.
April 30, 2020

The challenges of journalism during Covid-19 lockdown in Madagascar

Misa Ramisarivelo is Editor-in-Chief of Studio Sifaka, a radio programme for young people in Madagascar, created by the United Nations in partnership with Fondation Hirondelle. She explains the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on her country, and on the work of journalists.
April 30, 2020

In CAR, education programs by Radio Ndeke Luka for pupils at home because of Covid-19

Radio lessons in Mathematics and French for children: a key program broadcasted by Radio Ndeke Luka in this time of health crisis (COVID-19). Due to the pandemic, schools are closed in CAR and children and their teachers confined to their homes.
January 20, 2022

Faso Yafa, a humanitarian radio program for displaced persons in Burkina Faso

January 27, 2022

New partnership with Studio Sifaka, the voice of Malagasy youth

February 25, 2022

Radio Okapi: 20 years of commitment to peace in DRC