Project ID 235GAM5000

The project is youth-led and its strategic objective is to enhance youth participation in governance and peaceful democratic processes and strengthen their capacities as advocates against hate speech. This is achieved through among other actions capacity building of youth leaders, youth organizations and media to address hate speech, and MIL skills development to foster youth engagement in ethical and democratic discourse in The Gambia.

  • On-going

USD 350,000

Total Project Budget

USD 326,088

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.11.23
End Date 2022.11.18

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
UN - Peacebuilding fund
United Nations Development Programme

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%
  • 40%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 40%
  • Youth | 30%
  • Priority Africa | 100%