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The Intergovernmental Council of UNESCO’s International Programme for
the Development of Communication (IPDC) last week ended its 18th Session
allocating US$2,271,000 to 53 media projects world-wide.
The funds are devoted to a wide variety of initiatives aimed to help
reduce the gap between industrialised and developing countries in the
field of communication and information.
During the Council meeting, held from March 24 to 27 at Organization
Headquarters, 14 new projects were examined and financed, to add to the
39 endorsed by the IPDC Bureau meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, last
Christopher L. Byrne
Director, International Development Network
Information Resources for Sustainable Development
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