Publications by English title: letter F
Focused assessment of media development in Libya
The focus of this assessment is limited to the two areas: safety of journalists and professional capacity building and supporting institutions that underpin freedom of expression, pluralism and diversity. The report provides the essential background to understand why crimes against media professionals are committed with impunity, and perhaps more worryingly, where the media itself plays an active role in the conflict.
Forging innovations: Community Multimedia Centres in Nepal
This collection of case studies on the CMCs in Nepal is intended to showcase the interesting and diverse growth of this new medium in spite of conflict and the lack of community radio regulation.
Fostering freedom online: the role of Internet intermediaries
With the rise of Internet intermediaries that play a mediating role between authors of content and audiences on the internet, this UNESCO publication provides in-depth case studies and analysis on how internet intermediaries impact on freedom of expression and associated fundamental rights such as privacy. It also offers policy recommendations on how intermediaries and states can improve respect for internet users’ right to freedom of expression.
Free and open source software: applications for education, culture and access to information
The guide Свободное программное обеспечение. Приложения для образования, культуры и доступа к информации has been produced by UNESCO’s Office in Almaty in the framework of its project ‘FOSS for Education, Culture and Access to Information’.
Freedom of connection, freedom of expression: the changing legal and regulatory ecology shaping the Internet
This report provides a new perspective on the social and political dynamics behind the threats to expression. It develops a conceptual framework on the ‘ecology of freedom of expression’ for discussing the broad context of policy and practice that should be taken into consideration in discussions of this issue.
Freedom of expression and broadcasting regulation
This study, written by international experts, Toby Mendel and Eve Salomon, provides content for reflection on the centrality of regulation for the protection, promotion and guarantee of the right to receive, seek and impart information, ideas and opinions.
Freedom of expression and public order: training manual
This training manual aims to provide security forces with both theoretical and practical tools to carry out their mission of maintaining order while respecting human rights, freedom of expression and the security of journalists. It elaborates on international standards on freedom of expression and the conditions in which this fundamental freedom can be restricted. It also highlights the important role of journalists in a democratic society and why safety of journalists has become a priority.
Freedom of expression, access to information and empowerment of people
This book is a compilation of contributions by the participants of the conference held in Maputo, Mozambique, in May 2008, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. A wide variety of authors, from journalists to academics and civil society, express their views on how freedom of information and freedom of expression can help people gain control over their lives.
Freedom of Expression Toolkit
The Freedom of Expression Toolkit is UNESCO’s contribution to freedom of expression and it is written with upper high school students in mind. The Toolkit covers the major concepts and issues and it is written in an easy to understand, conversational manner.
Freedom of Information (FOI) & Women’s Rights in Africa
This publication is one of the outputs of the Freedom of Information and Women’s Rights in Africa Project, a regional programme launched by FEMNET in partnership with UNESCO.
Freedom of information: a comparative legal survey
The right to freedom of information, commonly understood as the right to access information held by public bodies, is now widely recognised as a fundamental human right. This study presents (1) an overview of international basis for this right; (2) the best practice standards; (3) the analyses of the laws of 10 different countries; and (4) a comparative analysis of the various laws/policies.
Freedom of information: a comparative legal survey; 2nd edition
The importance of the right to information or the right to know is an increasingly constant refrain in the mouths of development practitioners, civil society, academics, the media and governments.
From access to engagement: community access centres
The origins of this book lie in a simple question: How best to show UNESCO’s friends and supporters the many exciting developments taking place in Community Access Centres across South Asia?
From the digital divide to digital opportunities: measuring infostates for development
This publication is prepared by the International Telecommunication Union and Orbicom, the Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communications. This is a contribution to the international community in the context of the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Tunis 2005.
This comic strip is an interpretation of certain periods of the life of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900–1978), who was born in Abeokuta, in present-day Ogun State, Nigeria. She was one of the first women to attend Abeokuta Grammar School in 1914, where she would go on to teach. She became associated with some of the most important anti-colonial educational movements in Nigeria and West Africa, and fought tirelessly to further women’s access to education and political representation.