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National Conference to Present and Discuss the Preliminary Findings of the Assessment of Media Development in Palestine using UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators

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Mr. Toby Mendel illustrating the MDI methodologies

The purpose of this conference is to bring together the main stakeholders of the Palestinian media sector to discuss the preliminary findings of the UNESCO project ‘Assessment of media development in Palestine using UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators’, which is currently being implemented in partnership with the Birzeit University Media Development Centre. The purpose of this assessment is to provide an in-depth analysis of the media development needs in Palestine as well as guidance on the priorities to be addressed, in line with international standards.
The conference participants will include media experts and journalists, as well as representatives of the government, civil society, the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate, and locally based international development agencies. The feedback received from participants will be taken into account during the finalization of the MDI assessment report.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 07.07.2013 08:00 local time
End 07.07.2013 14:30 local time
Date to be fixed 1
Focal point McCabe, Saorla
Organizer UNESCO Ramallah Office
Contact Saorla McCabe (
Country Palestine
City Ramallah
Venue Birzeit University
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 80
Official Website
Link 1 Media Development Indicators (MDIs)
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