Voluntary contributions have strengthened UNESCO’s work in freedom of expression in Libya.
UNESCO partnered with Canal France International (CFI) to support the media’s role in democracy, development and dialogue in five countries transitioning from or affected by conflict.
Financed by the European Union, the programme aims at mainstreaming youth issues and priorities across national decision-making and policy implementation in European Neighbourhood Policy South countries.
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 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.
The secondment of three communication experts from the Norwegian Refugee Council has promoted UNESCO’s work on freedom of expression in Liberia, Libya and Myanmar.
- 24-02-2014 - Facilitating Dialogue between Media and Security Sector in Libya
- 28-11-2013 - UNESCO and UN Elections Support Team offer Libyan media professionals and NGOs training on election reporting
- 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
- 15-02-2012 - UNESCO partners with Canal France International to support media’s role in democratic transition