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Global Virtual Discussion: Media and Information Literacy for the Public Good

From Africa to Europe, from Caucasus to South East Asia and Latin America, Media Literacy is a central policy issue that addresses challenges in the communication field. Global Media and Information Literacy Week is a major occasion for media practitioners and experts in the field to review and celebrate the progress towards media and information literacy for all. Media and Information Literacy is the basis for enhancing access to information and knowledge, freedom of expression, gender equality, and a high standard of education in an intercultural framework.

Digital Communication Network Global participates in the annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week, led by UNESCO in cooperation with the UNESCO MIL Alliance, the UNESCO-UNAOC MIL.As part of GMIL Week and our ongoing activities in the field we are organizing a Global Panel discussion in order to present the situation and initiatives of MIL across the world. Our well known speakers from all over the world will discuss and present MIL activities and policies in different continents. They will share their expertise and ideas bringing into the forefront innovative practices across the world.

Speakers 
  1. Sherri Hope Culver, Director of the Center for Media and Information Literacy (CMIL) at Temple University, USA 
  2. Irene Andriopoulou, UNESCO MIL Alliance co-Secretary General of the ISC, Greece 
  3. Paul Alexandru, Digital Marketing Specialist, Content Curator, Romania 
  4. Roberto Gelado Marcos, Professor,CEU San Pablo University, Spain 
  5. Drissia Chouit, Professor of Comparative Linguistics,Communication and Media Studies at Moulay Ismail University of Meknes, Morocco.
  6. Farai Mwakutuya, International Journalist, Zimbabwe/Uganda 
  7. Chryssa Lazou, IABL Secretary General/Researcher, DigiTEENS.gr Coordinator, Greece 

Moderators:
  • Nikos Panagiotou, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Media Communication, Aristotle University, Head of DCN Global, Greece 
  • Aurra Kawanzaruwa, Educator & Managing Director, AfriDigital, Zimbabwe
  • Diana Filimon, President, founder Forum Apulum Association, Romania 

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This event is co-organized by Digital Communication Network Global and World Learning and is part of DCN Global’s Ideas in Action – Digital Engagement, a series of virtual events launched in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. DCN Global is supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Citizen Exchanges. Digital Communication Network Global created in 2015, is a strong collaborative network that connects professionals from a variety of fields and different regions of the world, committed to have an impact in the new information space.






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