Dr. Ming-Kuok LIM, PhD.
Advisor for Communication and Information
Dr Ming-Kuok LIM is the Advisor for Communication and Information for UNESCO Office in Jakarta. He has been involved in the global campaign to strengthen and raise awareness on freedom of expression, press freedom, safety of journalists and the issue of impunity. Dr. Lim is part of them team at UNESCO which supports capacity building for journalists, advises on media policy, and expanding journalism curricula to reflect the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He works with various partners to encourage youth to develop mobile apps as well as promoting the use of indigenous languages on the Internet. He holds a PhD in Mass Communications from Penn State University (United States). He was a Fulbright Scholar as well a recipient of the Japanese Monbukagakusho Scholarship.
Kartika Budhi Wijayanti
Ms. Wijayanti is the Project Assistant for the Memory of the World (MOW) programme, under the Communications and Information unit for UNESCO Office in Jakarta. She has five years’ experience with the ASEAN Secretariat, supporting the work of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), including the drafting of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration. Ms. Wijayanti will be supporting projects to establish the national committee for the MOW in Timor Leste, the workshop on Preservation of, and Access to, Documentary Heritage as well as initiatives on ensuring the safety of journalists, freedom of expression, access to information, and the preparations for World Press Freedom Day in 2017. She holds a bachelor degree in political science from the University of Indonesia.