Building Capacities of Youths in Kenya to Tackle Disinformation During and Post-Covid-19 Pandemic

Activity Date: March 2, 2024

Within the framework of UNESCO’s thematic action, pluralistic media institutions are facilitated, including by adoption of gender-sensitive policies and through support for strengthened community media policy and practice, while citizens, and particularly youth, are empowered through enhanced media and information literacy (MIL) competencies. Through an EU-funded project on Addressing the Disinfodemic on COVID-19 in conflict prone environments, UNESCO, in partnership with Africa Centre for People Institutions and Society, trained young women and men on media and information literacy to tackle disinformation in community centre’s, youth organizations and places of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya. 

Acepis conducted two-part, two-day virtual training for 233 young women and men drawn from 50 organization across 47 counties in Kenya.

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Publisher: Africa Centre for People, Institutions and Society
No of Pages: 70