Project ID 2210632041

The Media in Southern Africa is going though sustainability challenges caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, competition from digital platforms, and the collapse of legacy media business models. All these challenges call for the need for States to implement seeping changes in policies as well as better journalism training to re-skill in-service and pre-service journalists to adapt to the new global media operating environment. This project therefore seeks to support UNESCO member states in enhancing media pluralism and excellence in gender- responsive journalism training and capacity strengthening for the achievement of sustainable development

  • On-going

USD 40,000

Total Project Budget

USD 34,979

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 40,000 34,979

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
  • 60%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 30%
  • Priority Africa | 100%