UNESCO's Communication and Information Sector http://www.unesco.org/webworld Wed, 16 Dec 2015 05:57:35 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://portal.unesco.org/en/TEMPLATE/v4_images/logo_en.gif UNESCO logo http://www.unesco.org/webworld Teaching information ethics in Africa http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31471&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html An academic workshop on information ethics took place on 4 and 5 July 2011 at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. A number of delegates from universities in Africa, Europe and the United States of America gathered to discuss the principles related to the development of a curriculum for teaching information ethics in Africa. j.dutoit@unesco.org Thu, 21 Jul 2011 12:00:00 +0100 http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31471&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html Director-General condemns murder of Honduran broadcast journalists Nery Jeremías Orellana and ... http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31470&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today condemned the murder, in separate incidents, of two Honduran broadcast journalists: Nery Jeremías Orellana, shot down on 14 July, and TV reporter Adan Benítez who was killed on 4 July. The Director-General also called for a thorough investigation into these killings. s.coudray@unesco.org Wed, 20 Jul 2011 15:25:00 +0100 http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31470&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html Director-General condemns killing of Mexican journalist Angel Castillo Corona http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31469&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, condemned the killing of Angel Castillo Corona, a columnist for two regional newspapers and press officer of the municipality of Ocuilan. s.coudray@unesco.org Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:35:00 +0100 http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31469&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html University Network on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue launched by ... http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31468&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html UNESCO and the United Nation Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), with a deep commitment to promote media and information literate societies on a global scale, have launched the first international University Network on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (UNESCO/UNAOC-MILID). a.grizzle@unesco.org Wed, 20 Jul 2011 14:25:00 +0100 http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31468&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html Improving social impact of community centres through better access to information in Namibia http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31467&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html A meeting for the development and adoption of an inclusive information society action plan will be organized in Tsumeb (Oshikoto, Namibia) from 26 to 27 July 2011. This meeting is a follow-up to the survey on access to information and diversification of content among different community centres present in the Oshikoto region, which took place last April. The Oshikoto region had been chosen for the survey after a consultation with the Namibian Ministry of Education and Ministry of Information and Communication Technology. j.dutoit@unesco.org Wed, 20 Jul 2011 09:00:00 +0100 http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=31467&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html