The tenth Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week will be commemorated from 24 to 31 October 2021 under the theme “Media and Information Literacy for the Public Good”, and will be hosted by South Africa. Global MIL Week 2021 highlights will include the eleventh MIL and Intercultural Dialogue Conference and sixth Youth Agenda Forum, which will take place online and gather policy makers, experts, practitioners, researchers, international organizations, NGOs, and private sector organizations from around the globe. All stakeholders are invited to organize online and offline local events/actions and to register them on the Global MIL Week website so that they can be showcased.
The annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week, initiated in 2012, is led by UNESCO in cooperation with the UNESCO MIL Alliance, the UNESCO-UNAOC MIL and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) University Network, and other partners. It is a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate the progress achieved towards “Media and Information Literacy for All”.
- Conference registration https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/globalmilweek/2021/featureconference
- MIL page at the UNESCO IITE website https://iite.unesco.org/mil/