Seventy media and information literacy (MIL) experts, journalists, civil society activists and representatives of education sector and state agencies gathered on 23 November in Novi Sad at a major regional conference on MIL.
Some 60 media literacy experts, activists, media professionals, and decision makers from the Western Balkans will gather at the “Media for Citizens, Citizens for Media,” a conference scheduled for 23 November in Novi Sad, Serbia.
Journalists, university lecturers, school teachers, media experts, and civil society activists went back to school for a while to learn about media and information literacy (MIL) within a training of trainers (ToT) program in the Western Balkans.
Seven media development organizations in the Western Balkans have joined forces under an EU funded project ’Media for Citizens – Citizens for Media’ to build capacities of CSOs to advance media and information literacy (MIL) in the region.
The conference “Media Literacy and Education Needs of Journalists and the Public” was organized within the regional project “South-East European Partnership for Media Development“ on March 28-29, 2017 in Skopje.
In order to engage various stakeholders in a dialogue about further policy and strategy development of Media and Information Literacy (MIL), the Albanian Media Institute (AMI), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Sport, organized national consultations on MIL in Tirana on 21 February 2017.