Publications by English title: letter G

Gender-sensitive indicators for media: framework of indicators to gauge gender senitivity in media operations and content

The aim of the Gender-Sensitive Indicators for Media (GSIM) is to contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment in and through media of all forms, irrespective of the technology used. The main focus of the publication is on the equality and gender dimensions of social diversity in the media.

Gender-sensitivity: a training manual for sensitizing education managers, curriculum and material developers and media professionals to gender concerns

This Manual embodies the rich experience gained from UNESCO workshops in Asia and the Pacific, sub-Saharan Africa and the Arab States. Designed to be a road map for conducting trainings of a similar nature, it is a product of UNESCO efforts during the last twelve years to increase awareness of gender issues, suggest guidelines for a gender-sensitive approach to education, and promote respect for the equally valid roles that men and women play in their families, their communities and their nations.

Gender issues in the information society

ICTs could give a major boost to the economic, political and social empowerment of women, and the promotion of gender equality. But that potential will only be realized if the gender dimensions of the Information Society - in term's of users' needs, conditions of access, policies, applications and regulatory frameworks - are properly understood and adequately addressed by all stakeholders.

Gender, conflict and journalism: a handbook for South Asia

This handbook was conceived during the planning for the UNESCO-Nepal Press Institute first Roundtable on The Gender Perspective in Conflict Reporting, conducted April 7-9, 2004 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Getting the balance right: gender equality in journalism

This handbook is a timely, illustrated and easy-to-read guide and resource material for journalists. It evolved primarily out of a desire to equip all journalists with more information and understanding of gender issues in their work. It is addressed to media organisations, professional associations and journalists’ unions seeking to contribute to the goal of gender equality.

Getting the Story and Telling it Right, HIV on TV: A Handbook for Television Trainers and Producers

The handbook is a reference and toolkit designed in three parts to support information and training needs by television producers and trainers. It draws examples from diverse productions including those of UNESCO’s Network of Young Television Producers on HIV and AIDS.

Global Forum Power of Peace: Building Peace through Communication and Information, Bali, Indonesia, 21-23 January 2007; final report

UNESCO in association with the Government of Indonesia hosted an International Forum ‘Power of Peace’ in Bali, from 21 to 23 January 2007. Recognized thinkers and practitioners from the public and private sectors met to develop strategies to best harness the power of the media and ICTs in a practical and effective way for the purpose of building awareness, dialogue, harmony and peace.

Global media and information literacy assessment framework: country readiness and competencies

The UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Assessment Framework offers UNESCO Member States methodological guidance and practical tools throughout the assessment of country readiness and competencies, particularly of teachers in service and in training, regarding media and information literacy  at the national level.

Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media

In a groundbreaking effort to promote the voice of women in the news-gathering and news dissemination process, UNESCO and the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) collaborated in a global research partnership that has culminated in the publishing of a report on women in the news media.

Global survey on internet privacy and freedom of expression

This publication seeks to identify the relationship between freedom of expression and Internet privacy, assessing where they support or compete with each other in different circumstances. The book maps out the issues in the current regulatory landscape of Internet privacy from the viewpoint of freedom of expression. It provides an overview of legal protection, self-regulatory guidelines, normative challenges, and case studies relating to the topic.

Global survey on on-line governance: final report

UNESCO and COMNET-IT have undertaken a first step in investigating the international state of the art of on-line governance, as exemplified by government-led initiatives for the electronic provision of information services, and of public input to the process of government. This first stage has been concluded with the present survey report resulting from data polled from sixty-two countries and an Internet-based facility from which the data can be queried and accessed (

Greenstone digital library software 2.80: a software suite for building and distributing digital library collections

Greenstone is a suite of software for building and distributing digital library collections. It provides a new way of organizing information and publishing it on the Internet or on CD-ROM. Greenstone is produced by the New Zealand Digital Library Project at the University of Waikato, and developed and distributed in cooperation with UNESCO and the Human Info NGO.

Guía práctica sobre software libre: su selección y aplicación local en América Latina y el Caribe

Esta guía práctica presenta definiciones de lo que es el software libre de acuerdo a la Free Software Foundation y explica los procesos de desarrollo del software como una actividad basada en la comunidad.

Guidelines for broadcasters on promoting user-generated content and media and information literacy

For the first time guidelines have been published on how broadcasters around the world can encourage audiences to produce better quality user-generated content and to improve media and information literacy. The new guidelines will also enable the public to become more media and information literate.

Guidelines for journalists

Regularly updated folder covering the election process in Iraq
This folder contains the first editions of what will become a regularly updated package of documents covering the election process in Iraq. New editions will be made available on a regular basis. The system is simple. As new sections are published and distributed, just remove the out-of-date section and replace it with the new one.

Guidelines for broadcasting regulation 2006

Amidst the fast-changing broadcast media landscape, the present book examines many “balancing acts” which stake-holders both in government and private sector have to undertake to establish and maintain an effective and credible broadcast regulation mechanism.

Guidelines for broadcasting regulation

These Guidelines seek to set out the main principles that underlie the regulation of broadcasting and the aspects of broadcasting that can be regulated. The book is aimed at governments and regulators and sets out ‘best practice’ as informed by an international analysis of what currently is done.

Guidelines for legal deposit legislation

The present document, prepared by a CDNL Working Group chaired by Brian Lang, Chief Executive of the British Library, suggests guidelines for national libraries both in developing and developed countries on how to prepare proposals for the legal deposit of electronic publications and on how to house and maintain such publications.

Guidelines for open educational resources (OER) in higher education

Open educational resources (OER) are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified, and shared. These Guidelines outline key issues and make suggestions for integrating OER into higher education.

Guidelines for terminology policies: formulating and implementing terminology policy in language communities

These Guidelines address decision makers in different positions at various levels, who - for a variety of purposes - want to design, plan and implement a terminology policy, which is geared towards a conscious, systematic and controlled approach to the creation, maintenance and use of terminology in/for defined user communities.

Guidelines for the preservation of digital heritage

These Guidelines form a small part of a far-seeing campaign by UNESCO to improve access to digital heritage for all the world’s peoples, and to ensure that the means of preserving their digital heritage are in the hands of every community.

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