=> Call for Proposal Transforming Education for Humanity Conference (TECH 2017) Read More to Submit a paper before August 15, 2017.
=>2017 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition here Read More to apply before 31 July 2017
=>2017 UNU-IAS Master's and Doctoral Degree Programmes Scholarship Application Read More to Apply

=>Swire/Oxford & Cambridge Society of Kenya Master Scholarship Read More to Apply before 2nd January 2018
=>2017 UNU-IAS Master's and Doctoral Degree Programmes Scholarship Application Read More to Apply
=>Brookings Careers Echidna Global Scholars Program: Read More to Apply Before 13th November 2017.

  • =>Call for Nomination: AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects Read More: http://agfund.org/. The deadline for receiving nominations is 30 November 2017
  • =>UNESCO / Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018.Read More to Apply Before 2nd Feb 2018 . 
  • =>Application for 2018 MAB Young Scientists Awards now open.Read More to Apply Before 7 December 2017
  • =>Call for Nomination for the L’OREAL-UNESCO Prize for Women in Science Read More to Apply

=>2017 UNU-IAS Master's and Doctoral Degree Programmes Scholarship Application Read More to Apply
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Media Development

UNESCO’s approach to media development includes tailored activities that are context-sensitive, and which also take account of the challenges and opportunities created by the rapidly changing media environment. The special-purpose International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) is a unique multilateral forum in the UN system that mobilizes the international community to support media in developing countries through a grant-making process.

IPDC’s Council, comprising 39 UNESCO member states, is also the forum where UNESCO’s Director-General submits a Report on The Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity. The IPDC Media Development Indicators (MDI) are a comprehensive research tool that highlights gaps in media development and so informs public policy and donor strategies. The MDI research findings, along with the reports on thousands of IPDC projects to date, add to IPDC’s initiative for “knowledge-driven media development”.  

Supporting journalism education is an important part of developing a free and independent media, and UNESCO promotes excellence in journalism schools worldwide and innovative curricula in order to assist the teaching of new subject areas and literacy’s for journalists.