Media and information literacy
a crucial element in democratic development
The Government of Indonesia teamed up with UNESCO in August 2014 to organize the “Global Media Forum: The roles of media in realizing the future we want for all”. Experts, academics, journalistsKey discussions from the Global Media Forum are reflected in this publication, thereby allowing a wider public to engage with the debates about the importance of communication and the free flow of information in pursuit of social and human development. and media from around the globe met in Bali and shared their views on the roles that media could play in pursuit of social and human development.
Global Media Forum: The roles of media in realizing the future we want for all, UNESCO, Jakarta, August 2014
The conference “Global Media Forum: The role of media in realizing the future we want for all” was hosted by the Government of Indonesia in 2014. It was organized by UNESCO and the Ministry of Communication and Information in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture in Bali, Indonesia, from 25 August to 28 August 2014.