Project ID 2210652011

This initiative will consist of raising awareness on the importance and MIL, and strengthening youth organizations capacity in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Senegal, to impart key media and information literacy (MIL) skills necessary for young people to engage in constructive civic participation, to navigate a rapidly evolving media and information landscape, and to demonstrate resilience when confronted with hate speech, discrimination, disinformation, or violent extremism online and offline.

  • On-going

USD 20,000

Total Project Budget

USD 13,078

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 20,000 13,078

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Communication and information
Outcome 8 - Foster knowledge sharing and skills development in the digital age Output: 8.CI5 - Member States have strengthened institutional and human capacities to integrate media and information literacy (MIL) in policies and strategies, and to bridge the digital and knowledge divides, through the development of digital skills and competencies, particularly in the SIDS, and among women and girls and different marginalized and vulnerable groups
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 20%
  • 60%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 15%
  • Youth | 50%
  • Priority Africa | 100%