Global MIL Week 2016

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016
Media and Information Literacy: New Paradigms for Intercultural Dialogue

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×The Global MIL Week 2017 will take place from 25 October to 1 November 2017. Its feature conference will be held from 24 to 27 October 2017 in Kingston, Jamaica. Visit the official website
The fifth annual global celebration of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week will take place from 31 October to 6 November, 2016. The Global MIL Week 2016 highlights include the Sixth Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference and the First General Assembly of the Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL), taking place November 2-5, 2016 in São Paulo, Brazil.

The Global MIL Week activities and conference are important opportunities for stakeholders globally, including members of GAPMIL and the International University MILID Network to meet and share the latest research, projects, new ideas and information with a diverse gathering of stakeholders involved in information and media literacy, and in print, screen-based and digital media.

Media and information literacy (MIL) includes a set of competencies to search, critically evaluate, use and contribute information and media content wisely; knowledge of one’s rights online; understanding how to combat online hate speech and cyberbullying; understanding of the ethical issues surrounding the access and use of information; and engage with media and ICTs to promote equality, free expression, intercultural/interreligious dialogue, peace, etc. Read more about MIL

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Feature Event

Sixth Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference
First General Assembly of the Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL)
Host: University of São Paulo

Feature Event

 

GLOBAL CELEBRATIONS

 

Jakarta

PrepCom events and UNESCO MIL activities in the field

Various PrepCom events and celebration activities leading up to the Global MIL Week 2016 are being organized around the globe by UNESCO field offices and UNESCO's partners.

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