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Reporter in the field polling opinions about the new electronic card distributed by WFP - © UPP

The Syrian Hour: Enhancing freedom of expression through radio

The third season of the UNESCO radio programme “Sa’a Suriya” (“The Syrian Hour”) began this Monday, 24 February 2014. The programme is part of the UNESCO project “Sa’a Suriya: Enhancing access to information and freedom of expression for Syrian refugees in Jordan through radio programs”.

The Tunisian National Constituent Assembly votes on articles on freedom of expression and freedom of information for the new Constitution. © UNESCO/Mehdi Benchelah

Working with Development Partners to Promote Freedom of Expression

Promoting an enabling environment for freedom of expression in the Arab region. Building capacity of mass media institutions in Myanmar. Supporting media accountability in South East Europe and Turkey. These are just a few of the many projects UNESCO is leading worldwide thanks to voluntary contributions from development partners in support of freedom of expression.

Tunisian National Constituent Assembly, 6 January 2014. © UNESCO/Mehdi Benchelah

Tunisia: New Constitution guarantees freedom of expression and freedom of information

UNESCO welcomes the vote by the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly (NCA) of several articles of the new Constitution on fundamental freedoms, including freedom of expression and freedom of information.