Regional Chapters

Last update: 29 November 2022

The five Regional Chapters of the UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Alliance represent the Alliance and coordinate activities at the regional level. The representatives of the Regional Chapters are the focal points in the regions along with other Regional Committee members. They develop and implement regional action plans to stimulate synergies around media and information literacy, based on the Global Framework and Action Plan of the Alliance.


Regional Representative for Africa

Mr Wallace Gichunge (Kenya)
Executive Director
Centre for Media and Information Literacy


Regional Representative for Arab States

Mr Ahmad Al-Khasawneh (Jordan)
Hashemite University
Director of Center Information
Communication and e-Learning Technology


Regional Representative for Asia-Pacific

Mr Jose Reuben Q. Alagaran II (Philippines)
Philippine Association for Media and Information Literacy


Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean

Mr Felipe Chibás Ortiz (Cuba)
Associate Professor
University of Sao Paulo


Regional Representative for North America and Europe

Ms Tessa Jolls (USA)
President, Center for Media Literacy
Founder, Consortium for Media Literacy