Project ID 2210632021

Support to strategic actions for advancing media pluralism (particularly community media) and independence (improving professional standards) in the media for achievement of sustainable development in Eastern Africa. Stakeholders and citizens to be empowered and sensitized on conducting of media assessments and research based on UNESCO's Media Development Indicators (MDIs), the Gender Sensitive Indicators for the Media (GSIM) or the Journalists' Safety Indicators; and capacities for journalism educators, journalists, and media managers strengthened including improving journalism education based on using UNESCO's Model Curricula for Journalism Education in Eastern Africa.

  • On-going

USD 35,000

Total Project Budget

USD 27,411

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.01.01
End Date 2023.12.31
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)
Assessed Contribution - Assessed Contribution Communication and information Contribution to Regular Budget 35,000 27,411

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)
Outcome 8 - Foster knowledge sharing and skills development in the digital age Output: 8.IP4 - National capacities strengthened to empower learners of all ages, women and men, with digital competencies and Media and Information Literacy skills
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 80%
  • 20%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 25%
  • Priority Africa | 100%
  • Small Island Developing States | 20%