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).

Don Osborn

UNESCO Calls for Proposals of Projects for Funding Under Information for All
29-12-2004 (UNESCO)

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, where detailed submission
guidelines are available. Applications must be submitted no later than 20
February 2005.

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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