03.07.2017 - UNESCO Office in Nairobi

Call for Proposals for the IPDC- International Programme for the Development of Communication

UNESCO Community Radio training/Nairobi, Kenya

UNESCO calls for project submission to the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)

UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa calls for project submission to the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC).

Grant: 10,000 USD up to 35,000 USD
Eligible countries: Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda.

Priority areas:

  • Supporting media pluralism (particularly community media) and independence (improving self-regulation and professional standards)
  • Promoting the safety of journalists
  • Countering hate speech in media and social media, promoting conflict-sensitive journalism practice and/or promoting cross-cultural/cross-religious dialogue among journalists 
  • Supporting law reform that fosters media independence
  • Conducting media assessments and research based on UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators, Gender Sensitive Indicators for the Media, Journalists’ Safety Indicators or Media Viability Indicators
  • Capacity building for journalists and media managers, including improving journalism education using UNESCO´s Model Curricula for Journalism Education

Deadline for online submission: 29 September 2017
Contact: Mr. Jaco du Toit, email: j.dutoit@unesco.org




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