Voluntary contributions have strengthened UNESCO’s work in freedom of expression in Egypt.
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Promoting an Enabling Environment for Freedom of Expression: Global Action with Special Focus on the Arab Region
With financial support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), UNESCO is promoting freedom of expression, press freedom and freedom of information in the Arab region and South Sudan.
With financial support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), UNESCO is implementing a project strengthening freedom of expression and democracy in countries spread across the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Asia.
With financial support from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, UNESCO is implementing a project in the Arab region to strengthen legal and regulatory frameworks to promote freedom of expression, freedom of information, and press freedom.
- 17-04-2013 - Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Week 2013 in Cairo
- 13-02-2013 - UNESCO enhances freedom of expression in the Arab region with the support of Finland
- 30-01-2013 - Finland contributes 2.3 million Euros to UNESCO for Freedom of Expression in the Arab States
- 18-04-2012 - Sweden and UNESCO join forces to support freedom of expression in the Arab States and South Sudan