Project ID 570RAF5000

Through a series of consultations across Africa, UNESCO will help build the capacities of African journalism education institutions by promoting excellence standards. Using its networks of journalism schools, UNESCO will initiate a collaborative programme that aims to result in an update of the journalism education and training programmes run by 10 leading journalism schools on the African continent, enabling them to better respond to the major changes in the communication environment. An estimated 100 schools will exposed to the update.

  • On-going

USD 250,000

Total Project Budget

USD 212,550

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2021.11.01
End Date 2023.10.31
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)

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)
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 20%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 90%
  • Priority Africa | 100%
  • Small Island Developing States | 10%