Project ID 549AFG5000

The project provides an emergency and mid-term response to strengthening the resilience of Afghan media and enhancing the safety of journalists with two outcomes: 1. Afghan media outlets continue or reinstate their operations within Afghanistan, providing the population with factual and verified public interest information, with a focus on conflict-sensitive reporting, access to health and education information and educational broadcasting addressed to Afghan women, youth and minorities. 2. Safety of journalists, media workers and freedom of expression defenders inside Afghanistan is reinforced, with focus on monitoring, prevention, and protection and support to women journalists.

  • On-going

USD 2,422,481

Total Project Budget

USD 755,688

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.09.30
End Date 2024.04.30
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)
European Union (EU)
European Union

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.CI2 - Member States have strengthened capacities and raised awareness to enhance norms and policies related to freedom of expression, press freedom, safety of journalists, including women journalists, and the right to access information, online and offline
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 80%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 10%