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List of In Focus articles published in 2007

Information Literacy

International Literacy Day is celebrated around the world on 8 September. Information Literacy is an important element of UNESCO's strategy to promote equitable access to information and knowledge. >> Read the article

Knowledge Acquisition and Sharing

Knowledge is the key to social and economic development. Its acquisition and sharing has been going through dramatic changes because of rapidly emerging ICTs and the societal transformations that they generate. >> Read the article


Documentary heritage is the mirror of the world and its memory. Every day, irreplaceable parts of this memory disappear for ever. UNESCO takes actions to preserve it.
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Women and ICT

In developing countries, women face many cultural and logistical barriers in the use of information and communication technologies (ICT). Can ICT be used to address gender issues? >> Read the article

Languages in Cyberspace

UNESCO seeks to promote wider and more equitable access to information networks by supporting the creation of linguistically and culturally diverse content in cyberspace and the preservation of endangered languages. >> Read the article

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