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Communication and Information Activities

Creative Content: Radio, TV, New Media

Supporting creativity and innovation in local content production in radio, television and new media
  • Initiative for African Cartoons Production
  • A TV Documentary Workshop, organized by UNESCO and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and hosted by the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), took place in Suwon and Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 10 to 14 June 2003. It was attended by 30 producers from
  • A multicultural, audiovisual online catalogue for independent producers and broadcasters
  • UNESCO supported the Television Cultural Educativa of El Salvador by providing a team of highly recognized filmmakers, who held an intensive training program for the channel’s production staff. (2002)
  • Responding to the lack of dramatised work about the war and peace process in Sri Lanka, UNESCO is supporting the production of locally written, directed and produced short films in this country. (2003)
  • ICTs for Intercultural Dialogue : Developing communication capacities for indigenous peoples -Ongoing
  • ICT-enhanced Public Service Broadcasting: Contributing to the Development of Human Rights, Peace, Tolerance and the Fight against Discrimination
  • The REEL PEACE project grew out of an existing creative media training project undertaken in southern Sri Lanka. This project was financed by the Commonwealth Media Development Fund working with the Sri Lanka Television Training Institute.
  • UNESCO and ScriptNet organized a series of scriptwriting training courses for short film production in Nigeria and Sierra Leone in 2004.
  • Call for Submissions of Good Ideas and Best Practices of Local Content and Distribution in Latin America: Deadline 15 January 2005
  • UNESCO organized several cycles of training courses for the current and future correspondents of the Macedonian Information Agency. (2002)