United States of America

UNESCO Chair in creating independent, pluralistic media: training and exchange programme for journalists (703), established in 2005 at the Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate, at Boulder, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, within the framework of ORBICOM Network (United States of America).




  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of journalism.
  • It will provide capacity-building for young journalists to produce fair, accurate and inclusive media content in their countries and to contribute to developing a culture of peace through human understanding.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and institutions in other regions of the world.

Host Institution

  • University of Colorado, School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Website


  • International Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communications (ORBICOM), the University of Quebec at Montreal (Canada). Webpage

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Communication and Information, UNESCO Office in New York.



Dr Marguerite J. Moritz, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Colorado
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - 303-492-1610
Fax - 303-492-0969
- The Armory, 1511 University, Campus Box 478
City - Boulder
- CO 80309-0478
Country - United States of America