Video Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of Global MIL Week 2017

Oct 19, 2017 | News Releases


MIL CLICKS Twitter Webinar
Topic: “Privacy Online: How important is it?”
28 October 2017, Twitter

As one component of Global MIL Week 2017, the MIL CLICKS Twitter Webinar will be held around the topic “Privacy online: How important is it?”, in the form of Twitter Q&A sessions. The webinar will virtually gather a group of experts in the field of MIL and privacy, as well as youth leaders, to discuss the topic through tweets and to answer questions from interested people around the world.
Time slots for the webinar
Asia-Pacific: 15:00 – 16:00 (Beijing and Singapore Time)
Africa and Europe: 14:00 – 15:00 (Cape Town, Cairo, Belgrade and Paris Time)
North America and South America: 11:00 – 12:00 (Washington and Kingston Time)
See more details about how the webinar works in the attached concept note.
Feature Conference
in Jamaica
Seventh Media and Information Literacy and
Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference
24 – 27 October 2017, Kingston, Jamaica
Draft Conference Agenda

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Speakers in the Opening Ceremony include the following, as well as many other leading professors, policymakers, experts and practitioners from around the world.
Mr Frank La Rue (Keynote Speaker)
Assistant Director-General of UNESCO for Communication and Information
Prof. Luz Longsworth
Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Principal, Open Campus, University of the West Indies, representing Prof. Sir Hiliary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor, University of the West Indies
Prof. Archibald McDonald
Principal, University of the West Indies, Mona
Ms Glòria Pérez-Salmerón
President, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
The Hon Ruel Reid
Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Jamaica
The Hon Olivia Grange
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports and Chairperson of the Jamaican National Commission for UNESCO
GAPMIL Awards 2017

The awardees of the GAPMIL (Global Alliance for Partnerships on MIL) Global MIL Awards 2017 have been selected and will be announced at the Opening Ceremony of the Feature Conference. Stay tuned!
Last chance to join the Global MIL Week movement by planning and registering an event/activity

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The chorus continues!

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Your MIL-related event/activity can be online or offline to take place before, during or soon after the designate period of Global MIL Week 2017.
Your event/activity will then be showcased on the Global MIL Week 2017 global events map as above, as part of the global celebrations!
Global MIL Week 2017 official website: (English) (Français) (Español) (中文) (Русский)

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MIL CLICKS Twitter Webinar Concept Note

Low Cost Ways For Media To Celebrate Global MIL Week 2017


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