Project ID 235GAM5001

UNESCO's component in this project is concerned with engaging media, CSOs, youth, political and religious leaders in tackling hate speech offline and online in order to preserve social cohesion in The Gambia. Project interventions consist of building capacity and raising awareness on MIL, adapting and integrating modules on hate speech, debunking disinformation, and MIL within journalism training institution, and supporting the establishment of mechanisms to monitor and counter hate speech within existing political and religious infrastructures.

  • On-going

USD 675,000

Total Project Budget

USD 8,315

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.11.30
End Date 2025.11.30
Benchmark as of 2023.03.31

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
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
  • 35%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 35%
  • Youth | 25%
  • Priority Africa | 100%