In Ukraine, an increase in disinformation and propaganda has threatened democratic progress since the 2014 revolution. To address this issue, IREX developed a media literacy program called Learn to Discern (L2D) to teach citizens the latest techniques for identifying disinformation.
Meetings/workshops gathered various stakeholders with the aim of improving MIL in Bosnia and Herzegovina. An Advisory Group for Promoting MIL was created, Declaration on the Importance of MIL in B&H adopted, and an initiative launched for the adoption of the strategic framework for MIL in B&H.
Major research by SEENPM member organisations finds that countries of the region lack comprehensive policies and institutional framework for developing MIL in a systematic way and at scale.
UNESCO and the European Commission supported local stakeholders who organized consultations on MIL policies and strategies in a bid to stimulate sustainable media and information literacy (MIL) development in South East Europe (SEE) and Turkey.
What tabloid gutter press was for older generations, YouTube is nowadays for the younger generations.
This package features documents that depict the current policy infrastructure relating to media and information literacy in formal, non-formal and informal education in Albania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo (under UN Security Council Resolution 1244) and Turkey.
'Media for Citizens - Citizens for Media' is seeking proposals aimed at building capacities of CSOs in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia to promote Media and Information Literacy (MIL) practices and policies at local level.
The Independent Journalism Center is launching the online workshop encouraging journalists to document and thoroughly verify facts before publishing them.
In the digital era, media and information literacy is a trademark skill in development of future responsible, thinking citizens, and should be acquired as of the first encounters of children with information.