Project ID 408MAS5041

This is a programme open to multiple donors wishing to support media development and media and information literacy. It contributes to SDGs 4, 5, 13.a, 16 and 17. It particularly assists Member States to ensure media pluralism by fostering community media as part of the essential mix of public, private and non-profit media. The Account also supports gender equality in both media operations and content, youth media production, as well as media and information literacy. Besides, the Account aims to strengthen Member States and media organizations' capacities on crisis preparedness and response and on dealing with related issues such as climate change, terrorism, and migration.

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 3,654,240

Total Project Budget

USD 783,786

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)
Voluntary Contribution - Flexible Funding Communication and information Multi-donor 3,654,240 783,786

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 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
  • 33%
  • 17%
  • 50%
  • G 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 50%
  • Youth | 10%
  • Priority Africa