International Conference “Media and Information Literacy for Knowledge Societies”

Information for All Programme (IFAP)

This international conference will gather about 120 participants working in the field of information, communication, media, ICTs literacy. It will also include IT&T industry, representatives of the public institutions, NGOs, and other.
Media and information literacy is directly linked to UNESCO’s mandate and strategic objectives oriented to build inclusive knowledge societies. The Information Literacy development is one of the priorities of the Strategic Plan of the UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP). Moreover, MIL is also essential in reaching Dakar Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). MIL contributes to the implementation of the WSIS Declaration of Principles and Plan of Action (2003 and 2005) and was also articulated in the Grünwald (1982), Alexandria (2005) and Fez (2010) Declarations.

The international conference in Moscow is held under the framework of the Russian chairmanship in the IFAP Intergovernmental Council and is Russia’s contribution to the implementation of the Programme’s Strategic Plan.


Type of Event Working group
Start 24.06.2012 16:00 local time
End 28.06.2012 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Kasinskaite, Irmgarda
Contact Irmgarda Kasinskaite-Buddeberg (
Country Russian Federation
City Domodedovo district, Moscow Region
Venue Atlas Parl Hotel, 92 Sudakovo village, Domodedovo district, Moscow Region, Russia
Street 92 Sudakovo village,
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Russian Federation to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Russian
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Programme
Link 2 Concept Paper
Link 3 Website of the International Conference
Link 4 Information Literacy