National Conference to Present and Discuss the Preliminary Findings of the Assessment of Media Development in Palestine using UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators

When, local time: 
Sunday, 7 July 2013 -
9:00am to 3:30pm
Where: 
Palestine, Ramallah
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Saorla McCabe (s.mccabe@unesco.org)

The purpose of this conference is to bring together the main stakeholders of the Palestinian media sector to discuss the preliminary findings of the UNESCO project ‘Assessment of media development in Palestine using UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators’, which is currently being implemented in partnership with the Birzeit University Media Development Centre. The purpose of this assessment is to provide an in-depth analysis of the media development needs in Palestine as well as guidance on the priorities to be addressed, in line with international standards.
The conference participants will include media experts and journalists, as well as representatives of the government, civil society, the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate, and locally based international development agencies. The feedback received from participants will be taken into account during the finalization of the MDI assessment report.