Knowledge Societies Division (KSD)

The Knowledge Societies Division (KSD) is responsible for the coordination of UNESCO’s overall contribution to the follow-up to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

The Division promotes the application of ICTs to enhance the quality of and access to education, build scientific knowledge, promote open access to scientific research results, and empower local communities.

The Division also promotes free and open source software, open web and open standards, as well as protects and digitize documentary heritage through the Memory of the World Programme. It fosters the role of libraries and archives and is responsible for further strengthening of the World Digital Library.

The Secretariat for the Information for All Programme (IFAP), the intergovernmental programme that assists Member States in elaborating national information policy frameworks is hosted by the Division.

Sections

The Division is composed of two sections:

It also hosts the The Secretariat for the Information for All Programme (IFAP).

List of all staff

(In alphabetical order)

    • Indrajit Banerjee
    • Director, Knowledge Societies Division (CI/KSD)
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: i.banerjee(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 42 78
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Fatma-Zohra Bekhiti-Hales
    • Programme Assistant
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: f.bekhiti-hales(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 42 33
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 81
    • Marie-Christine Botte
    • Senior Assistant
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: mc.botte(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 43 62
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Abel Caine
    • Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: a.caine(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 42 37
    • Tiina Greggila-Jouini
    • Assistant to Chief of Section
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: t.greggila-jouini(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33.1 45 68 44 10
    • Fax: 33.1 45 68 55 83
    • Paul Hector
    • Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: p.hector(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 42 24
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Irmgarda Kasinskaite-Buddeberg
    • Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: i.kasinskaite(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 40 74
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Maria Liouliou
    • Assistant Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: m.liouliou(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 38 13
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Bhanu Neupane
    • Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: b.neupane(at)unesco.org
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Adeline Rajarajeswari Pajany
    • Programme Assistant
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: r.pajany(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 43 68
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 84
    • Iskra Panevska
    • Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: i.panevska(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 44 97
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Boyan Radoykov
    • Chief of Section
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: b.radoykov(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 36 66
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Davide Storti
    • Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: d.storti(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 38 85
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Zeynep Varoglu
    • Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: z.varoglu(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 40 55
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
    • Cedric Wachholz
    • Programme Specialist
    • Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    • Mail: c.wachholz(at)unesco.org
    • Tel: 33-1 45 68 47 65
    • Fax: 33-1 45 68 55 83
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