The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

UNESCO Chair in Media, Dialogue and Mutual Understanding (944), established in 2011 at The School of Journalism and Public Relations, Skopje ( The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

Fields/Disciplines

Media, journalism, intercultural communication.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • develop new curricula for postgraduate programmes in journalism and communication studies and conduct media research projects related to the intercultural and diversity aspects of media pluralism;
  • develop a web platform and a handbook for journalists as concrete modalities for building capacities in intercultural communication, diversity reporting and peace journalism, and to enhance knowledge and experience sharing among local journalists, as well as international experts and practitioners;
  • develop and disseminate media products on topics related to inter-cultural communication, mutual understanding and dialogue;
  • establish a Rapid Response Media Mechanism in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to address cross-cultural tensions; and,
  • set-up a network in diversity reporting and peace journalism.   

 

Host Institution

The School of Journalism and Public Relations

UNESCO Chair’s website

 

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Communication and Information, UNESCO Office in Venice

 

Contact: Ms Snezana Trpevska, UNESCO Chairholder

The School of Journalism and Public Relations

Trpevska

E-mail: info(at)unescochair-vs.edu.mk

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Skopje

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia