Media and Information Literacy initiatives in Jordan and in the MENA region

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Where: 
Jordan, Amman
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Biljana Tatomir, Senior Project Officer (email: b.tatomir@unesco.org, Tel.: +962 (6) 5929621 Ext 330)

UNESCO, UNAOC, and Jordan Media Institute-JMI (UNESCO's implementing partner) are organizing an event entitled "Media and Information Literacy initiatives in Jordan and in the MENA region". This event will include the launch of UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Policy and Strategy Guidelines in Arabic, UNESCO Massive Open Online Course in Media and Information Literacy (MIL MOOC) in Arabic, and the UNAOC publication “Opportunities for Media and Information Literacy in the Middle East and North Africa”.

The opening speech of the event will by Dr. Basim Tweissi, JMI Dean, the launch of the UNESCO MIL Policy and Strategy Guidelines in Arabic and the UNESCO MIL MOOC in Arabic will be presented by Alton Grizzle, Program Specialist – Media Development and Society Section, UNESCO HQ.
A panel discussion will be organized on the publication "Opportunities for Media and Information Literacy in the Middle East and North Africa” and moderated by Jordi Torrent, editor; Media Literacy Education, Project Manager, UNAOC.