Project ID 207GLO5001

As part of the Covid-19 response,this project will bring WHO and UNESCO's strengths into a multi-layered approach aiming to achieve two overall objectives: • Journalists trained over six months through regular interactive briefings with experts and mentors • Citizens have access to accurate and understandable information on #CoronavirusFacts. The project also aims to enhance radio producers' capacity to ensure continuity of their work in case of confinement or financial difficulties, thus ensuring misinformation will continue to be countered by information.

  • Completed

USD 250,000

Total Project Budget

USD 220,176

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2021.01.12
End Date 2022.01.12

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Communication and information World Health Organization 250,000 220,176

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Communication and information
Outcome 6 - Promote freedom of expression and the right to information Output: 6.CI3 - Member States and media institutions enabled to strengthen media development and media pluralism, including through the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%