Brazil field office adds short videos
The UNESCO office in Brasilia has joined the Multimedia Archives. Covering mostly Latin America and the Caribbean, the Virtual Library of the Brasilia office proposes a rich collection of audiovisual material on education, sciences, culture, humanities and communication. The video clips you can access this time are mostly in Portuguese and treat subjects such as basic education, environment, or freedom of the press. But more is to come, so stay tuned!
UNESCO office in Brazila
HIV and AIDS awareness and prevention
In many societies, discussion with young people on subjects such as HIV/AIDS remains taboo, owing mainly to the fact that the disease is often linked to sexual promiscuity, homosexuality, inequity in gender relations and prostitution. These films help bridge that communication gap by promoting innovative education programmes, by giving elders the chance to talk about the values behind the traditions they want to preserve, as well as by letting young people sing their message free and loud.
Communication, gender, development
Women's lives in Afghanistan after the Taliban. The past, present and cultural diversity of indigenous peoples from different regions of the world... Customs, traditions and creative works in the Andean region? A training course on how to use a camera or, even better, how to "grasp" and describe reality? We're confident you will find this collection of communication and information subjects we are currently working on both rich and useful!
Education: Interviews on Literacy and the UN Literacy Decade
How to better match community organizationsí fieldwork with the needs of the private sector so as to generate a literate, skilled workforce? What sort of help do developing countries need to effectively promote literacy practices? And how to further encourage innovative education policies?
This set of interviews with politicians and educational experts from around the world tries to answer these questions, and then some