Project ID 218PHI5000

The aim of this project is to create a safe space for journalists in covering the general election in the Philippines by encouraging press freedom and access to information in the era of disinformation. This goal will be achieved by providing capacity building for journalists in the Philippines regarding the general election that includes understanding the general election process and regulations that applied in the 2022 general election. Therefore, journalists will have a strong base of understanding, equipped with a groundwork of fact checks, and data-based journalism skills, as well as safety journalist background (physical and digital).

  • On-going

USD 238,000

Total Project Budget

USD 221,175

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.03.24
End Date 2024.07.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
United Nations Development Programme
UNDP Multi Partner Trust Fund

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.CI2 - Member States have strengthened capacities and raised awareness to enhance norms and policies related to freedom of expression, press freedom, safety of journalists, including women journalists, and the right to access information, online and offline
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 20%