Calendar of Communication and Information Events, Prizes and Celebrations

Programme calendar

A guide to what is happening in the field of communication and information at our Paris headquarters and our offices around the world.


Since 1952, UNESCO has awarded international prizes to outstanding and innovative efforts to promote its activities in its fields of competence. Today, there are 3 prizes related to the programme of communication and information.


UNESCO commemorates anniversaries of eminent personalities and historic events, in some cases, by issuing medals. It also observes important dates proclaimed by the UN General Assembly.

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