Project ID PAL0116663

The project aims to guarantee free, plural and fair elections against disinformation through fostering freedom of expression, including press freedom and public access to information. UNESCO will implement the project by reinforcing the capacities and knowledge of key actors involved in elections on international standards and best practices on these issues. It specifically seeks to address the challenges of disinformation during electoral periods. The project will also target youth, women, the disabled, and residents of remote areas, to facilitate their access to information to guarantee their fair inclusion in the upcoming elections.

  • On-going

USD 150,000

Total Project Budget

USD 112,852

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.05.24
End Date 2023.07.01
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 - Tightly Earmarked Communication and information United Nations Development Programme 150,000 112,852

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
  • 60%
  • 40%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 50%