This page provides a thematic presentation of UNESCO's activities in the areas of communication and information. Click on a theme and discover the detail.
Access to Information
UNESCO supports actions designed to empower people so that they can access and contribute to information and knowledge flows.
UNESCO’s actions focuses providing people with the skills and abilities for critical reception, assessment and use of information in their professional and personal lives through media education and information literacy programmes.
Stimulating the development of, and access to divers contents is crucial for knowledge societies.
Freedom of Expression
Promoting Freedom of Expression, Press Freedom, Independence and Pluralism of the Media, Democraty, Peace and Tolerance
UNESCO helps to stenghten the capacities of communication institutions, to improve the training of media professionals and to raise awareness among the public in making best use of communication resources.
Memory of the World
The memory of the peoples of the world is of vital importance in preserving cultural identities, in linking past and present and in shaping the future.