Project ID 549RER5004

This project aims to strengthen freedom of expression, access to information, and free, independent and pluralistic media, ensuring that journalists and media organizations in South East Europe and Turkey are key drivers for democratic, sustainable and peaceful development in the region as well as to create teaching materials and introduce Media and Information Literacy curricilum and courses in the secondary schools in South Eastern Europe.

  • On-going

USD 2,172,091

Total Project Budget

USD 1,782,185

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.11.06
End Date 2023.02.05
Benchmark as of 2022.12.31

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 Commission/Other Directorate Generals

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
  • 20%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 20%