Publications by year: 2008

Acesso às novas tecnologias: Brasil no rumo da inclusão

Access to new technologies is the first volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of four folders.

Acesso às novas tecnologias: o papel do governo

Access to new technologies is the first volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of four folders.

Acesso às novas tecnologias: o papel das ONGs

Access to new technologies is the first volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of four folders.

Acesso às novas tecnologias: telecentros no país

Access to new technologies is the first volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of four folders.

CEIBAL en la sociedad del siglo XXI: referencias para padres y educadores

This guidebook for parents and educators is published under a UNESCO supported project, CEIBAL, which aims at providing all primary school pupils in Uruguay with a notebook to be used both at school and at home.

Computador na escola: a dura realidade nas escolas

Computer in school is the third volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of three folders.

Computador na escola: o futuro anunciado

Computer in school is the third volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of three folders.

Computador na escola: tecnologia e aprendizagem

Computer in school is the third volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of three folders.

Empowerment through media education: an intercultural dialogue

Etapas hacia las Sociedades del Conocimiento

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

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.

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.

ICT competency standards for teachers: competency standards modules

The ICT competency standards for teachers have been designed by UNESCO and its partners to help educational policy-makers and curriculum developers identify the skills teachers need to harness technology in the service of education.

ICT competency standards for teachers: policy framework

The ICT competency standards for teachers have been designed by UNESCO and its partners to help educational policy-makers and curriculum developers identify the skills teachers need to harness technology in the service of education.

ICT in teacher education: case studies from the Asia-Pacific region

Studies conducted in recent years demonstrate that information and communication technologies (ICT) can help to broaden access to education and improve learning outcomes. Research has also shown, however, that success in the use of ICT in education depends largely on the ability of teachers to integrate ICT into the teaching process.

Informação para todos: acesso do portador de necessidade especial

Information for all is the second volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of three folders.

Informação para todos: telecentros acessíveis

Information for all is the second volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of three folders.

Information ethics

This publication gives a general introduction to information ethics, approaching this issue from the following main perspectives: social, professional, technical, legal and geographical (Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine).

Internet Governance Forum (IGF): The First Two Years

This book presents a digest of the increasing wealth of knowledge on issues related to Internet governance. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) provides the institutional home of the IGF Secretariat, which has prepared this book with the support of the ITU and UNESCO.

Juventude e internet: ameaças na rede

Youth and Internet is the fourth volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of five folders.

Juventude e internet: do maracatu atômico ao hip-hop digital

Youth and Internet is the fourth volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of five folders.

Juventude e internet: indígenas recriam a própria imagem em vídeo

Youth and Internet is the fourth volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of five folders.

Juventude e internet: o caso de três jovens brasilienses

Youth and Internet is the fourth volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of five folders.

Juventude e internet: sonho de jovem inclui emprego e um computador

Youth and Internet is the fourth volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of five folders.

Media as partners in education for sustainable development: a training and resource kit

This training kit attempts to provide media professionals with basic information about some priority issues for sustainable development. It also provides practical exercises to inspire investigative reporting, and draws links to existing experience that may enrich the information resources of media professionals.

Media development indicators: a framework for assessing media development

This paper defines indicators of media development in line with the priority areas of the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC): promotion of freedom of expression and media pluralism; development of community media; and human resource development (capacity building of media professionals and institutional capacity building).

Mídia e violência urbana no Brasil

This publication features the discussion amongst community media professionals on the role of independent media in the fight against urban violence.

Open access to knowledge and information: scholarly literature and digital library initiatives; the South Asian scenario

This book, which has its genesis in the recommendations and proceedings of UNESCO-supported international conferences and workshops, illustrates South Asian initiatives on open access to information and knowledge.

Press freedom and development: an analysis of correlations between freedom of the press and the different dimensions of development, poverty, governance and peace

This study is the outcome of a research project implemented by the Centre for Peace and Human Security (CPHS) at Sciences Po University with support by UNESCO. The research has sought to use various econometric tools and data from world-renowned institutions to investigate the relationship between free press and development and to ascertain a correlation between the two.

Reports prepared for UNESCO on the occasion of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) 50th Anniversary Conference 2007

In July 2007, UNESCO and the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) co-organized IAMCR’s 50th Anniversary Conference at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. The Conference theme was “Media, Communication, Information: Celebrating 50 Years of Theories and Practices”. The four reports in this publication were commissioned by UNESCO as part of its generous support for the IAMCR conference.

Strategy framework for promoting ICT literacy in the Asia-Pacific region

This paper targets individuals and organizations engaged in providing ICT literacy education. It offers an analysis of ICT usage in Asia-Pacific countries and defines measures for promoting ICT literacy development in the region.

The Entrepreneur's guide to computer recycling, v. 1: Basics for starting up a computer recycling business in emerging markets

This guide is intended to provide local entrepreneurs with a blueprint for the establishment of a business capable of receiving used PCs and related equipment. It also provides guidance on how to manage such equipment in a profitable and environmentally sound manner, while ensuring worker health and safety.

Towards information literacy indicators

This book provides a basic conceptual framework for measuring information literacy and is designed to serve as a reference to facilitate the elaboration of information literacy indicators.

Understanding information literacy: a primer

This publication is an easy-to-read, non-technical overview explaining what "information literacy" means, designed for busy public policy-makers, business executives, civil society administrators and practicing professionals.

VIH/SIDA: Guía para la cobertura periodística, América Latina

This publication includes background information for journalists on how to report on themes related to HIV and AIDS. It relates experiences in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Voces para Acallar el Silencio: Libertad de Expresión y de Prensa

La idea tras esta publicación es presentar un panorama de la situación vigente en libertad de expresión y de prensa, y de libre acceso a la información en América Latina. Con este fin, invitamos a periodistas, comunicadores, académicos e intelectuales líderes de toda la región a aportar artículos, algunos con enfoque regional y otros con perspectiva nacional. Nuestro objetivo es reforzar la comprensión y apoyo de estas libertades, como punto de referencia de dónde estamos y también a dónde necesitamos llegar.

Voices from the field: press freedom in Nepal from the CPA to the Constituent Assembly

This volume, prepared by the Forum of Development Journalists (FODEJ) on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2008, contains research and analysis on the state of press freedom in Nepal both in the past and in the present.

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