Youth’s Voice for the Future of Media & Information Literacy in Asia & the Pacific (Online)

EventsYouth’s Voice for the Future of Media and Information Literacy in Asia and the Pacific, Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, Jakarta, November 18, 2020, 12:00-2:00 PM Jakarta Time, online.

Asian Media Information and Communication Centre, Inc. (AMIC) will be conducting an online discussion with youth entitled, Youth’s Voice for the Future of Media and Information Literacy in Asia and the Pacific. This event has the support of UNESCO Offices in Jakarta, Bangkok and New Delhi. The event will be on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12:00PM – 2:00 PM Jakarta Time.

The main objective is to understand how to better integrate media and information literacy (MIL) into education from the perspective of youth in Asia and the Pacific region, taking into consideration specific challenges faced by young women, as well as youth with disabilities, such as internet connectivity and accessibility. Another objective of this exercise is to build and strengthen the network of youth who could be the advocates for developing and expanding MIL in the Asia and the Pacific region.

CID can nominate up to five (5) representatives age 15-24 who are based in Asia and the Pacific to participate in the invite-only online discussion with MIL experts. If you are a CID follower and wish to be nominated, send an email with your name and age as well as the city and country in which you are based. English will be the working language for the event. Be sure to note the time zone, especially if you are physically based in the USA.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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