Catholic Anglophone Media Association of West Africa (CAMAWA)

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History

Founded June 1982, Accra (Ghana), as a commission of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (AECAWA), continuing the work of a regional social communicators' body. Constitution adopted July 1983. Functions as organ of liaison, coordination and animation for the 3 Constituting Episcopal Conferences of English Speaking West Africa: Catholic Bishops' Conference of Ghana; Inter-Territorial Catholic Bishops' Conference (ITCABIC) (Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone); and Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria. No activities reported since 2007.

Aims

Provide a forum for coordinating apostolic and professional activities of Catholics in social communication in the region; promote ecumenical collaboration in the apostolate of social communication; help instil human and Christian values in the secular media; help Catholic institutions and pastoral organizations to understand and use video as an educational tool.

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Activities

Training/education; events/meetings; knowledge management/information disseminations; research/documentation.

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 5 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Communication
    • Communication
    • Media
  • Religious Practice
    • Ecumenism
  • Theology
    • Catholicism
  • Language
    • Language Speaking
  • Principles
    • Values

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

E0587

Last News Received

2007
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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