Project ID 2210634041

UNESCO Almaty will support Central Asian states and media stakeholders to create an enabling environment for the development of free, independent, and pluralistic media, including community media. In addition, it will implement media development projects that enhance media pluralism and viability and improve the diversity of media organizations and editorial content. UNESCO Almaty will apply practical guidelines and frameworks for implementing inclusive policies, including crisis and emergency situations, and enhance professional reporting on development issues. UNESCO will support gender equality in media and media viability. As well as increase capacities of Journalism schools in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan based on localized quality journalism gender-responsive courses.

  • On-going

USD 30,000

Total Project Budget

USD 1,124

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 30,000 1,124

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 9 - Develop ethical standards, norms and frameworks for action to meet the challenges of innovative technologies and digital transformation Output: 9.IP5 - Institutional capacities strengthened for harnessing the benefits of artificial intelligence in all areas of UNESCO's competence, while addressing the ethical challenges and ensuring the use of digital technologies to promote, protect and fulfil human rights and fundamental freedoms
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 25%
  • 5%
  • 50%
  • 20%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 50%
  • Youth | 5%