Media Literacy Caravan in the South Kazakhstan region

3 May 2016

On May 3-5, 2016, UNESCO organized with the support of the Shymkent city administration the Republican Mobile Media School "Shymkent - a city of sustainable development: media and information literate population."

This Media Literacy Caravan traveled along the route of the six cities and villages in the South Kazakhstan region: Shymkent, Shayan, Shaulder, Arystanbab, Turkestan, Kentau and Taraz. They met with bloggers, radio and television journalists and representatives of the local print media. Trainings on covering media and information literacy were organized in the context of the adoption of the law on access to information Kazakhstan and learning its application in practice.

Organizers: Center for training and accreditation of experts media "Journalist" at the faculty of journalism of KazNU named after Al-Farabi, the UN Information Office in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the press service of the Shymkent city administration.

The mobile school contributes to events devoted to World Press Freedom Day in Central Asia 2016: Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms: This Is Your Right!


Awarding of the participants of the Mobile Media School ęKazNU


Video message of the Director-General of UNESCO ęKazNU


Materials for Mobile Media School ęKazNU

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Permanent link: http://en.unesco.kz/media-literacy-caravan-in-the-south-kazakhstan-region