23 November 2017
Morocco’s commemoration of the Global MIL Week in Rabat this week put Media and Information Literacy at the centre-stage of stakeholder attention.
It took place against the backdrop of the world’s first RADIOMIL, operating on a temporary broadcast licence and engaging a team of young people with listeners in Rabat on the subject what competencies were needed to be on top of today’s information environment.
During the week, UNESCO officials interacted with national government, civil society actors, and academics, as well as representatives of African communications regulatory bodies.
“MIL is not a luxury. It is a lifeskill in the digital age”, said Guy Berger UNESCO’s Director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development