CFP: UNESCO-IFAP funding for projects
Donald Z. Osborn
dzo at BISHARAT.NET
Tue Jan 11 16:52:58 UTC 2005
FYI... this item seems to be an interesting opportunity (it is making the rounds
of several lists - pardon the duplicate posting).
UNESCO Calls for Proposals of Projects for Funding Under Information for All
UNESCO calls for proposals for projects to be funded by its Information for All
Programme, an international information society initiative launched in 2001.
Proposals with budgets ranging from approximately US$25,000 (national projects)
to US$45,000 (international projects) should cover one of three areas:
information literacy, preservation of information, and ethical, legal and
societal implications of the information society.
Projects shall have specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time bound
objectives and be operationally, technically and financially feasible. They
must include an evaluation component. Projects submitted should also contribute
to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and correspond to the
areas of the Action Plan adopted by the World Summit on the Information
Project applicants must complete on-line project proposals forms at
http://www.unesco.org/webworld/ifapprojects, where detailed submission
guidelines are available. Applications must be submitted no later than 20
The Information for All Programme (IFAP) provides a framework for international
co-operation and international and regional partnerships. It supports the
development of common strategies, methods and tools for building inclusive,
open and pluralistic knowledge societies and for narrowing the gap between the
information rich and the information poor. IFAP contribute to the fulfillment
of UNESCO's mandate to contribute to "education for all", to the "free exchange
of ideas and knowledge" and to "increase the means of communication between
The Special Fund of the Information for All Programme (IFAP Special Fund) is
supported by voluntary contributions from UNESCO Member States or any other
donors. The total level of funding available for 2005 is US$750,000.
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