Validation of the UNESCO’s Assessment of Media Development in Egypt held in Cairo
A validation workshop for presenting UNESCO’s Assessment of Media Development in Egypt based on UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators was held at Cairo University 7th of March 2013. Media professionals and academics NGO representatives gathered at faculty of Mass communication of Cairo University to discuss this in- depth analysis of Egyptian media landscape based on the UNESCO Media Development Indicators
Egyptian Journalists Discuss a Plan to Establish Self-Regulatory Body
Today, 4th of October, 11:00 AM, a conference related to establishment of media self- regulatory body in Egypt took place in Cairo. Conference, organized by journalist syndicate, activists and media experts as well as few NGO’s with a support of UNESCO Cairo Office was held at Journalist Syndicate Cairo head quarters.
UNESCO Cairo Office advisor Mr. Marius Lukosiunas gave the welcoming remark, noting that UNESCO advocates and supports media self-regulation systems in much country and also in Arab world.
Shedding light on private supplementary tutoring
The UNESCO Office in Cairo is delighted to partner with the League of Arab States (LAS) in a focus on private supplementary tutoring around the region.
Under the direction of Ms Faeqa Saeed Alsaleh, the LAS has translated into Arabic a book written by Mark Bray, published by UNESCO’s Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCSO-IIEP), entitled Confronting the Shadow Education System: What Government Policies for What Private Tutoring? Read More
Journalists, writers and artists called for strengthening Freedom of Expression at the WPFD celebration in Cairo
A conference to commemorate WPFD, organized in Cairo 7 May 2013 focused on issues of censorship, journalists’ and writers safety as well as legal hurdles for freedom of expression in the post revolutionary Egypt. It was organized by the UNESCO Cairo Office, with the support of the Swedish Embassy in Cairo, the Egyptian Writers Union, the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate and the Tamasi Association, aimed to promote free arts.
Request for Proposal "Implementation of Freedom of Information Law in Egypt” Deadline 7 October 2012
Within the framework of the project titled “Implementation of Freedom of Information Law in Egypt”, UNESCO Cairo Office is inviting proposals from legally registered non-profit organizations in Egypt for executing the awareness-raising component of the project. The total duration of the proposal is 20 months (until May 2014).