You are viewing an archived web page, collected at the request of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) using Archive-It. This page was captured on 18:36:14 Aug 02, 2016, and is part of the UNESCO collection. The information on this web page may be out of date. See All versions of this archived page.
Loading media information hide
 UNESCO.ORG | Education | Natural Sciences | Social & Human Sciences | Culture | Communication & Information


Communication and Information Activities

Access to Information

UNESCO supports actions designed to empower people so that they can access and contribute to information and knowledge flows.
Access to Information
Palafoxiana Library, reading room

UNESCO works to create an enabling environment, which is conducive to and facilitates universal access to information and knowledge, including setting standards, raising awareness and monitoring progress to achieve universal access to information and knowledge.
UNESCO also helps developing effective "infostructures", including developing information standards and management tools, strengthening libraries and archives a key actors in knowledge societies, and fostering access at the community level.