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OneWorld South Asia based in New Delhi, India , is a part of the OneWorld Network which was formed in the in 1995. It is an international non-profit network engaged in using ICTs like internet, mobile telephones and community radio for poverty alleviation. The OneWorld network uses ICTs to empower citizens around the world through increased knowledge and voice, in relation to sustainable development and human rights. It is especially concerned to include citizens from impoverished and marginalized communities in the global south in its empowerment process. OneWorld International Foundation facilitates and coordinates the work of the OneWorld network, which consists of 11 centers around the world. In South Asia , OneWorld expresses its mission through the work of the OneWorld South Asia center (OWSA), based in Delhi , but working with OW partners not only in India , but also in Sri Lanka , Pakistan , Bangladesh and Nepal . With more than seven hundred organizations including NGOs, donors, multilateral organizations, private sector, media, academicians and governments as its partners, OneWorld South Asia (OWSA) is dedicated to “ voicing the voiceless” and positioning of ICTs towards realization of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The OneWorld network uses ICTs to empower citizens around the world through increased knowledge and voice, in relation to sustainable development and human rights. It is especially concerned to include citizens from impoverished and marginalized communities in the global south in its empowerment process. OneWorld International Foundation facilitates and coordinates the work of the OneWorld network, which consists of 11 centers around the world. In South Asia , OneWorld expresses its mission through the work of the OneWorld South Asia center (OWSA), based in Delhi , but working with OW partners not only in India , but also in Sri Lanka , Pakistan , Bangladesh and Nepal . With more than seven hundred organizations including NGOs, donors, multilateral organizations, private sector, media, academicians and governments as its partners, OneWorld South Asia (OWSA) is dedicated to “ voicing the voiceless” and positioning of ICTs towards realization of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). OWSA focuses on developing appropriate programmes and projects, which would enhance communication opportunities, build capacities and explore alternative tools and techniques for empowering the grassroots. Besides, OWSA undertakes several initiatives to build and strengthen Communities of Practice (CoPs) around the MDGs to facilitate knowledge and information sharing in the region through a bouquet of on-line and off-line methods. OWSA key programmes include Grassroots communication, Knowledge for Development, Research and Analysis, and Policy Advocay supported by Capacity Building and Technical Services and Partnerships and Networking.
   
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