The Communications and Information (CI)  Sector programmes are rooted in the UNESCO’s Constitution, which requires the Organization to promote the “free flow of ideas by word and image.”

The CI activities for the Pacific member states, are designed to support the region in the creation of media estates, media education institutions and information management systems  that are influential in the achievement of democracy and sustainable development.


The overarching priorities of the UNESCO CI Sector are

  • Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists
  • Media Diversity, Media and Information Literacy. Gender and Media
  • IPDC ( Media Development)
  • ICTs for Sustainable Development
  • Memory of the World
  • IFAP and WSIS

CI activities for the Pacific member states in line with the priorities are-

  • Media Self Regulation and Safety of Journalists
  • World Press Freedom Day       
  • Journalism Education and Training
  • Community Media (Radio)
  • Memory of the World
  • Archives
  • Libraries
  • ICT for Youth





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