UNESCO encourages dialogue between Israeli and Palestinian journalists
Al-Muftah, a Hebrew-Arabic Glossary for journalists, has been published under a UNESCO project.
Director-General renews request for release of U Win Tin, imprisoned for the last 18 years
Koïchiro Matsuura has renewed his request for the release of U Win Tin.
Director–General condemns murders of three Iraqi journalists
“I condemn the murders of Sarmad Hamdi Al-Hassani, Mohammed Hilal Karji and Louaï Souleimane,” declared Mr Matsuura.
Community radio in Malawi: an IPDC success story
Three years after its establishment, the community radio in Nkhota-kota, Malawi’s central region, has become the one that everybody listens to in Ntchisi, Dowa, Salima, Kasungu and Nkhata Bay.
School community radio goes on air
The Bequia High School Community Multimedia Centre (CMC) went on air on 3 July in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Is every web surfer a likely suspect?
UNESCO, Interpol and ICOM team up to fight illicit traffic of cultural objects on internet.
Bridging the information gap in Kyrgyzstan
Radiomost, the first community radio in Central Asia, will go on air next August.
UNESCO Director-General expresses relief over liberation of BBC correspondent Alan Johnston
“I am relieved and delighted that Alan Johnston has finally been freed, safe and sound.”
Signature of a Funds-in-Trust agreement on ICT capacity building in Libya
UNESCO’s Communication and Information Sector will implement a US$72 million project to use ICT to reform Libya’s higher education and scientific research systems.
Developing national strategies on FOSS in Central Asia
A conference to promote free and open source software (FOSS) will be held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, from 6 to 7 July 2007.
Amharic-speaking giraffe puppet introduced at 5th World Summit
An Ethiopian children's TV show, sponsored by UNESCO, was presented at the 5th World Summit on Media for Children.
Director-General condemns murder of Iraqi journalist Hamed Abd Farhan
Hamed Abd Farhan was shot to death on 26 June in south Baghdad.
First AMARC Africa - MENA conference on community radio
About one hundred broadcasters from the two regions are expected to attend the Conference in Casablanca, Morocco, from 22 to 24 October 2007.
Rwandan students trained as professional journalists
Forty-nine students at the National University of Rwanda have completed training in radio production.
CARIMAC and UNESCO to offer online media courses
CARIMAC will for the first time offer three of its courses online through a partnership with UNESCO and the University of the West Indies Distance Education Centre (UWIDEC).
Promoting journalism training excellence in Africa
UNESCO publishes a report on Criteria and Indicators for Quality Journalism Training Institutions and Potential Centres of Excellence in Africa.
Building capacity of Equatorial Guinea media workers
UNESCO provided training to professionals from the Equatorial Guinea News Agency to enhance their professional skills.
ICT training helps teachers to source information on HIV/AIDS
Twenty-five education managers, teacher trainers and teachers attended a wokshop in Almaty last week.
Kiribati workshop agrees on information sharing
Representatives of Government, Parliament, civil service and media agreed to improve the sharing of public information.
UNESCO mourns loss of Torben Krogh, Chairman of IPDC
Torben Krogh has suddenly passed away, only 63 years old.
UNESCO launches Ethiopian Digital Stories project
Over a hundred young Ethiopian women will be be spending the next three months working with UNESCO under a pilot project launched today.
Model Journalism Curricula for Developing Countries and Emerging Democracies launched
Journalism schools in developing countries can now use a model curriculum as a benchmark.
Building knowledge societies
UNESCO meeting examines knowledge acquisition and sharing.
A Prison Community Radio to Aid Rehabilitation
A prison radio is developed to enhance prisoner rehabilitation and education in the Carribbean.
Director-General condemns execution of al-Sabah managing editor Filaih Wadi Mijthab
Filaih Wadi Mijthab was found dead on 15 June near a Sadr City mosque.
New online tool charts cybersecurity standards developments
ITU has developed a common interface to keep track of crucial ICT security standards work.
New inscriptions for Memory of the World Register
Thirty-eight new items are inscribed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.
Facilitating TV content creation in India
Women newspaper clubs contribute to the programming of a community television in rural India.
Director-General condemns murder of Iraqi journalist Sahar Hussein Ali al-Haydari
Sahar Hussein Ali al-Haydari was killed by unidentified gunmen in Mosul on 7 June.
UNESCO Director-General condemns murder of Congolese journalist Serge Maheshe
Serge Maheshe was killed in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 13 June.