Media and Information Literacy for Knowledge Societies

International Conference on MIL for Knowledge Societies in Moscow - © Russian IFAP Committee

From 24 to 28 June 2012 130 participants from 40 countries representing all continents gathered for the International Conference on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) for Knowledge Societies in Moscow, Russian Federation. The Conference objectives were to raise public awareness, identify key challenges, outline policies and strategies, and propose possible responses to crucial MIL issues.

One of the major outcomes of the Conference was the Moscow Declaration on Media and Information Literacy, calling governments, information and media professionals, educators and researchers, public and private organizations, and other stakeholders to take into consideration the twelve recommendations concerning the Media and Information Literacy concept and strategic framework.

Based on the concept note of the Conference, the participants initiated a broad dialogue on the conceptualization and application of the MIL within Knowledge Societies, as well as identified strategic steps for its effective implementation. >> Read more

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