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International Day for Universal Access to Information Celebrated

2017 iduai banner enThe United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has declared September 28 as the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) based on a resolution on 17 November 2015 that proclaims September 28 of every year as such. Now on its second year, the declaration is relevant in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16 (Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies), which highlights the importance of public access to information and protection of fundamental freedoms. 

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Opportunity for FAO ComDev Internship in Developing Countries

In a move to provide timely assistance in ComDev to FAO country and regional programs, the Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development Division (OPC) of FAO, Rome partners with academia members of the Global Research Initiative for Rural Communication (GRI-RC) in pushing for the placement of young Comdev specialists to serve as interns or volunteers.   

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