UN Agencies and Communication for Development

The UN Inter-Agency Round Table on Communication for Development plays a significant role in bringing together UN agencies and international partners to discuss and debate the very broad, challenging, and crucial role and practice of communication for development.

13rd UN Inter-Agency Round Table on Communication for Development

The 13th UN Inter-Agency Round Table on Communication for Development was hosted by FAO at its Rome Headquarters from 16 to 18 September 2014 under the theme “Mainstreaming Communication for Development in Policies and Programmes: Enabling social inclusion to support food and nutrition security, resilient rural livelihoods and family farming”.

UN Interagency Roundtable on Communication for Development in Jamaica

© UNESCO - UNESCO Workshop in Jamaica.

As a part of our United Nations Day 2013 commemoration, the UNESCO Kingston Cluster Office for the Caribbean, in collaboration with the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Jamaica organized a UN Interagency Round Table on Communication for Development from 22 to 23 October, 2013 at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston. The Round Table brought together UN agencies and partners to discuss and debate the very broad, challenging, and crucial role and practice of communication in development in Jamaica.

This forum was convened against the background of the recognized importance of the role of communication for development in the United Nations system, working in collaboration with government and private sector and civil society partners, in enhancing the transparency of system-wide coordination within the United Nations system, and also in recognition of the need further to facilitate Inter-Agency cooperation and to maximize the impact of the development programmes in Jamaica.

12th UN Inter-Agency Round Table on Communication for Development

XIIth UN Round Table on Communication for Development

The 12th UN Inter-Agency Round Table on Communication for Development was hosted by UNICEF and took place in 2011 in India under the theme Advancing the Rights of Adolescent Girls through Communication for Development.
>> Read the document "Communication for Development - Strengthening the effectiveness of the United Nations" (in English, in Spanish)

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