UNESCO Call for Proposals: International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)

Deadline: 29 September 2017

The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) Regional Office for Eastern Africa has announced a call for proposals for its International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC).

Priority Areas

  • Supporting media pluralism (particularly community media) and independence (improving self-regulation and professional standards)
  • Promoting the safety of journalists
  • Countering hate speech in media and social media, promoting conflict-sensitive journalism practice and/or promoting cross-cultural/cross-religious dialogue among journalists
  • Supporting law reform that fosters media independence
  • Conducting media assessments and research based on UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators, Gender Sensitive Indicators for the Media, Journalists’ Safety Indicators or Media Viability Indicators
  • Capacity building for journalists and media managers, including improving journalism education using UNESCO´s Model Curricula for Journalism Education

Funding Information

Grant: 10,000 USD up to 35,000 USD

Eligible Countries: Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda.

For more information, please visit UNESCO Call for Proposals.

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