Publications by English title: letter E

E-government toolkit for developing countries

The objective, through this Toolkit, is to offer a helping hand to policy makers and senior executives in developing nations by endowing them with comprehensive information about what, how and when to do to embark successfully on the road to e-government.

Education in a multilingual world: UNESCO education position paper

This document aims to clarify some of the key concepts and issues that surround the debate and presents in a simplified and synthetic form the many declarations and recommendations that have made reference to the issues of languages and education. These are stated as UNESCO guidelines and principles.

Education in and for the information society

This publication aims to make known the potential of ICTs to expand and improve teaching and learning in a wide variety of contexts, with a specific focus on developing regions and UNESCO's initiatives.

Education makes news: an education for all media training and resources kit

The kit, consisting of an interactive CD–ROM with a printed handbook, develops interest, knowledge and skills of journalists and other media professionals in writing, reporting and investigating the EFA issues and helps them to create stories from dull and dry statistics and bring the EFA debate to the center stage.

Elections reporting in the Arab Region: booklet resulted from the Exchange of Experiences Seminar

Electoral processes are not like any other current issue in national or world politics. The relevance of elections is understood by the impact of the results in the future of the country where they are held. This fact positions media professionals as key actors in any electoral process. Journalists are essential to inform the citizens about the process, including the political programs of the candidates and the electoral law; to report on the proper functioning of the elections; and to voice the different communities and voting tendencies in any given context.

Empowerment through media education: an intercultural dialogue

Entre jóvenes: comunicación y VIH; herramientas periodísticas para crear campañas comunitarias de prevención de VIH/SIDA

Entre jóvenes. Comunicación y VIH es un proyecto concebido desde esta perspectiva, con la convicción que el derecho a la comunicación es el camino para la participación en las sociedades democráticas.

Etapas hacia las Sociedades del Conocimiento

This publication provides journalists with background information on the development of the concept of knowledge societies.

Ethical Implications of Emerging Technologies: A Survey

The Infoethics Survey of Emerging Technologies prepared by the NGO Geneva Net Dialogue at the request of UNESCO aims at providing an outlook to the ethical implications of future communication and information technologies.

EURid-UNESCO world report on IDN deployment 2012

This report provides an extraordinary and interesting examination of the uptake of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) in selected regions and countries in which Internet services are available. IDNs are an essential building block towards creating a truly multilingual Internet. The Domain Name System (DNS) has historically only supported a limited character set. Since 1996, the technical community has been developing the standards necessary to create domain names in all scripts, for all languages.

EURid-UNESCO world report on IDN deployment 2013

For the third consecutive year, the EU domain name registry and UNESCO are jointly publishing the World Report, which analyses the uptake of Internationalised Domain Names and identifies gaps that need to be filled in order to facilitate this process. This is not only an academic study, but also a document which draws attention to shortfalls and then calls for appropriate actions. This report builds on the 2012 World Report on IDN Deployment, and the 2011 study “IDNs State of Play”.

Evaluation of virtual reality in Africa: an educational perspective

UNESCO has, since 2000, supported a number of initiatives with the Naledi3d Factory that have explored the potential of Virtual Reality (VR) as a learning tool in Africa, to date in Ethiopia, South Africa and Uganda (summarized in the box). In order to define a way forward in this project area, UNESCO commissioned this report, which evaluates the comparative advantages of applying multimedia and interactive 3D tools to the learning environment.

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