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Media


Facilitation Meeting: WSIS Action Line C9 (Media)
UNESCO
19 May 2009, 16:00 - 17:30
ITU Headquarters, Room A

The facilitation meeting will concentrate on the follow up implementation review of the salient developments in the field of media, particularly.

  • Promoting the freedom of expression, press freedom and legislation that guarantees the independence and plurality of the media.

  • Contributing to media development and capacity building.

  • Media Literacy Education.

  • Community Media and Community Multimedia Centres.

The discussion will be based on the multistakeholdersí implementation report provided by UNESCO in its quality of moderator of Action Line C9: Media, for which the Organization was designated as sole facilitator; as well as on the reports by  Divina Frau-Meigs, Vice-President of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), on the activities of the sub-group on Media Literacy Education and Mr. Steve Buckley, President of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC), on activities of the second sub-group area: Community Media and Community Multimedia Centres.  

The discussion will include relevant reports by the stakeholders present at the meeting, questions and answers, and proposals on possible improvements. English <-> French translation will be offered for this meeting.

To follow the meeting through the web-cast, please click here!

 

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