Project ID CMB0108962

Through this project, the United Nations Country team, UNESCO and UN Human Rights seek to streamline ongoing support by the United Nations, its agencies, funds and programmes, to advance civic space. It aims to empower journalists and human rights defenders to engage with the Government to address their safety and protection.

  • On-going

USD 718,898

Total Project Budget

USD 443,896

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2021.10.22
End Date 2023.10.21
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)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Communication and information United Nations Development Programme 718,898 443,896

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
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
  • 40%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%