More than 3.000 journalists from the region applied to obtain the Diploma in Human Rights
The second edition of the course offered by the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights together with UNESCO Montevideo the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the InterAmerican Institute of Human Rights ended with a very high level of reception and interest in the subject
A better-informed society is a freer society
The ruthless forces of hate speech and polarized narratives foster confusion when attempting to identify what content is trustworthy in times when it is essential to acknowledge information as a right that belongs to all of us
A new edition of the World Press Freedom Day is here!
Defending information as a public good is the global premise promoted by UNESCO to commemorate this symbolic day worldwide
LAC's strong commitment to freedom of the press
More than 66 organizations linked to civil society academia and the public and private sectors were brought together in a regional consultation organised by UNESCO in collaboration with UNDP Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss the core issues to strengthen journalism freedom of expression and access to information
Three women journalists win the Julio Castro award in Uruguay
The event promoted by the La Diaria newspaper with UNESCO support seeks to develop journalism outside the countrys capital
Over 15.000 Judicial Operators will be trained on Freedom of Expression, Access to Public Information and the Safety of Journalists!
On 20 April 2020 the MOOC on freedom of expression access to public information and the protection of journalists for judicial officers begins
Open Online Course: Internet Journalism and Technology: how to cover its impacts beyond gadgets
UNESCO and the Knight Center are inviting media journalists and other interested parties to participate in a training focused on technology and internet news coverage to be held from 27 July to 23 August 2020
How to improve governance through electronic resources?
The 13th International Conference on Electronic Governance begins Promoted by ICEGOV the United Nations and the University of the Aegean and Harokopio in Athens the conference aims to strengthen the use of new technologies
How can Latin America and the Caribbean deal with disinformation?
UNESCO Montevideo and Chequeado have published a document so that the region has key input and seeks to mitigate the negative effects of the infodemic phenomenon
PortalCheck: a resource hub to support countering disinformation
Launched by UNESCO together with Chequeado LatamChequea and funded by the European Union PortalCheckorg is a new online platform with complementary resources and tools to help combat misdisinformation surrounding the COVID19 pandemic in Latin American and Caribbean
Crimes against journalists: "Reality must challenge us. We cannot lower our guard, but rather commit ourselves even more."
UNESCO Montevideo interviewed José María Costa coordinator of the Bureau for the Safety of Journalists of Paraguay on the occasion of publishing the guide for comprehensive protection of journalism practice in society entitled Journalists safety in Paraguay legal framework challenges and commitments
Journalism and technology training brought together more than 600 reporters in Latin America
Organized by UNESCOs Regional Science Office for Latin America and the Caribbean the course gathered more than 600 journalists from 13 countries in the region to improve understanding research and coverage of technology and internet issues and make them more relevant to their audiences
Knight Center course on COVID19 vaccines is available in Guarani
As part of the WHOfunded project CoronavirusFacts Addressing the infodemic by empowering journalists and citizens UNESCO Montevideo launched in video format and translated into Guarani the webinar that offers international perspectives for journalists covering COVID19 vaccines