Project ID 2210661031

UNESCO is the co-secretariat with ITU, UNDP and UNCTAD for implementing the WSIS process, including the facilitation of 11 WSIS Action Lines, of which UNESCO serves as lead facilitator for five Action Lines, as well as co-organizer of the annual WSIS Forum. UNESCO also acts as rotating chair of the UN Group on the Information Society (UNGIS), established by UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) and comprised of more than 30 CEB members engaged in WSIS Action Line implementation. UNESCO supports the multistakeholder model for dialogue and partnership also through such fora as the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development.

  • On-going

USD 65,000

Total Project Budget

USD 35,169

Total Incurred Expenditures

Progress

On-going
Start Date 2022.01.01
End Date 2023.12.31
54%
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 65,000 35,169

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Communication and information
Outcome 9 - Develop ethical standards, norms and frameworks for action to meet the challenges of innovative technologies and digital transformation Output: 9.CI6 - Member States have enhanced their policies for inclusive digital transformation and AI development, and are enabled to address the digital and knowledge divides, including gender-based divides
Intersectoral
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.IP3 - Member States capacities and awareness are strengthened to protect, safeguard and promote Indigenous knowledge, cultures, and languages through inclusive policies and targeted action 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
  • 10%
  • 90%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 5%