It is with great pleasure that EKOME presents the updated version of the Guide “Meet our Members” (2021), introducing the new members of Europe Sub-Chapter Mediterranean Group of UNESCO Media & Information Literacy Alliance. The Guide, edited and published by EKOME, contains a brief description of each member, their main actions on Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and contact information.
Europe Sub-Chapter Mediterranean Group of UNESCO Media & Information Literacy Alliance, coordinated by EKOME since 2018, was enlarged during 2021 with 17 new members from the Mediterranean region. New members come from academia, regulatory authorities, media organizations, and the creative industry covering a diverse and interdisciplinary approach on MIL. The aim of the Med Group is to promote and highlight Media and Information Literacy through joint actions and synergies that enable policies and practices in the field. It is based upon 5 Task Forces: a) synergies, b) research, c) policies, d) Creative Industries, e) typical education.
New members 2021
AEM – Agency for Electronic Media, Croatia
Animateka International Animation Film Festival, Slovenia
Association for Promotion of Culture and Thinking Sofia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Athens International Children’s Film Festival, Greece
Cinemovel Foundation, Italy
CSA- ConseilSupérieur de l’Audiovisuel, France
Corti a Ponte International Short Film Festival, Italy
Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Croatia
CRTA – Cyprus Radiotelevision Authority, Cyprus
Cyprus Film Days for Children and Youth, Cyprus
Drama International Short Film Festival, Greece
Informatici Senza Frontiere, Italy
Kids Meet Art, Sedmi kontinent, Croatia
MED-Media education, Italy
Media What, Cyprus
Onassis Education, Greece
SEEMO – South East Europe Media Organization, Transnational
EKOME’s Guide “Meet our Members” aims at mapping action on MIL in the Mediterranean and encourage public discourse among members of UNESCO MIL Alliance. But first and foremost, it aspires to establish more creative synergies with stakeholders in the field towards development of setting up a systematic action in the digital intermediated society in the Mediterranean region and above.
A selection of news from our MIL network in the Mediterranean.
1st meeting of the members of the EU Sub-Chapter Mediterranean Group of UNESCO MIL Alliance
The 1st meeting among the members of the EU Sub-Chapter Mediterranean Group of UNESCO MIL Alliance took place on Monday, January 31st, 2022, coordinated by EKOME within UNESCO agreement since 2018. During the closed, online meeting, 29 participants joined in as representatives of the members – bodies, presenting their actions and discussing on ideas for future expansion of the network. Research, Studies & Educational Department of EKOME activated the 5 Task Forces that the network of 53 members will be working on and briefly presented the actions of the network thus far.