Monday, October 16, 2006

UNESCO Highlights from its Communications Programs

In commemoration of the 60th anniversary of its founding, UNESCO has highlighted one aspect of its program every week for 60 weeks. (Click here to see the entire list of highlights.)

Here are links to highlights of the communications programs to date. (Click on the links to view the resources themselves.)

Media Pluralism
* 3 May - World Press Freedom Day
* World Press Freedom Prize
* Communication: SOS Media (UNESCO Courier, October 2002)
* Infosheet (PDF Format)

Libraries and archives
* UNESCO Libraries Portal
* UNESCO Archives Portal
* UNESCO Documents and Publications
* Memory of the World Program: Guarding against collective amnesia.
* Infosheet (PDF - 72K)

Freedom of Information and the Press
* Infosheet (PDF Format - 138K)
* Message from the Director-General

Media Development
* International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)
* Community Multimedia Centers
* Radio Ada, the Voice of Those Without a Voice (The New Courier, November 2005)
* Infosheet (PDF Format - 75K)

Museums and Memory of the World
* Memory of the World Register
* Museums (Culture Portal Section)
* Museum International Quarterly (publication(
* Infosheet (PDF Format)

Information Technology
* Digital Divide (The New Courier, November 2005)
* Community Multimedia Centers (A flagship initiative to give access to new technologies.)
* Free & Open Source Software (Articles, documentation and software)
* Infosheet (PDF - 206K)

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