List of In Focus articles published in 2009

Media, HIV and AIDS

The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day, celebrated on 1 December, is “Universal Access and Human Rights”. All people have the right to education and information that will enable them to avoid HIV infection, and those living with HIV to be free from stigma and discrimination. UNESCO has undertaken a number of activities aimed at increasing awareness about HIV and AIDS. >> Read the article

World Press Freedom Day 2009 celebrated all over the world

To mark this year’s Day, dedicated to the potential of media in fostering dialogue, mutual understanding and reconciliation, UNESCO organized many conferences and events in different parts of the world. >> Read the article

Languages on the Internet

The tenth International Mother Language Day was celebrated on 21 February 2009 to recall the importance of linguistic diversity. By supporting the development of multilingual cyberspace, UNESCO promotes wider and more equitable access to information and helps preserve endangered languages through ICT. >> Read the article

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