UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture. UNESCO's programmes contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals defined in Agenda 2030, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015.

UNESCO funded the Multi-Media Toolkit (MMTK) project in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005.

Work supported:

  • African Internet Governance Forum (2015)

  • MultiMedia Toolkit (MMTK) (2003-2004)

  • Contributions towards travel expenses for the World Summit on the Information Society (2003)

Link: http://en.unesco.org/ 

Free online course on media freedom in Africa
Free online course on media freedom in Africa 29 May 2020 APCNews

The University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg is launching the third iteration of their online course Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in Africa. The updated version includes a session on African media in the time of COVID-19 as well as the impact of the pandemic on journalists.

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