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EAVI organizing a conference on "Media, Education and Citizens", on 6 and 7 December in Budapest

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IV EAVI International Conference "Media, Education and Citizens" will explore the topics of media education and it’s relation with citizens and Human Rights.

The conference will take place on 6 and 7 December in Budapest, Hungary. It’s organized by European Association for Viewers Interest (EAVI) in collaboration with Visual World Foundation.

UNESCO publish the video presentation of the international university network UNESCO- UNAOC MILID UNITWIN

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The Chair UNESCO- UNAOC MILID UNITWIN has published in the the website of UNESCO the video presentation of the international university network.

Launch in Paris of the First European Media Literacy Forum

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The First European Media Literacy Forum will be held on May 27 and 28 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. This conference is co-organized by UNESCO within the frame of the GAPMIL and will bring together experts, teachers, media professionals, industry, audiovisual authorities, researchers, NPOs, and foundations with the aim to relaunch MIL policies at a European level.

UAB welcomes members of the UNESCO network of Young Journalists

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Monday, June 17th 2013 MILID Summer School opened its doors for academic meeting and group work.

UNESCO experts highlight Media and Information Literacy as a key competence for the 21st century

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UNESCO experts' meeting previous to the World Summit of Information Societies considers Media and Information Literacy (MIL) as the focal point of the required competences needed to face the 21st century.

Thus, they have informed participants of the first meeting previous to the World Summit of Information Societies that is taking place from Monday, February 25 on at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

Highlights videos about Milid Week opening, Unesco curriculum for teachers and Milid-UNITWIN Programme presentations

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The Communication and Education Cabinet has produced three audiovisual materials documenting some of the most outstanding plenary Milid Week.

The first one of these videos shows the opening ceremony of the event, where speakers emphasized the crucial role played by training programs in mediated societies to promote independent and responsible citizen.

The world unplugged: results from the Autonomous University of Barcelona

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Burden and anxiety, confusion, insecurity, lack of concentration, feelings of alienation, emptiness and vulnerability, among other symptoms associated with abstinence in the use of media in university students, according to a study conducted at the University of Barcelona, and directed by José Manuel Pérez Tornero, President of Mentor Association.

Mentor Association participates in a conference on new media at Fudan University in Shanghai

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Mentor Association participates in the conference "New Media and Communication of Justice in the Information Society", taking place this week in Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Jose Manuel Perez Tornero and Samy Tayie, Presidents of the Mentor; Santiago Tejedor Calvo and Pere Oriol Costa, from the Communication and Education Cabinet of the Autonomous University of Barcelona are participating as speakers in these sessions.

Milid Week in Pictures: A space for academic exchange and cooperation

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Milid Week allowed academic exchange and, at the same time, to strength ties of solidarity and cooperation between actors in the field of Media Literacy.

In this regard, Conference has also been the meeting place and the opportunity to consolidate ties between people working together though humanistic and democratic skills and values. Sharing of expectations, results of work and projecting initiatives together have contributed to this.

We show here some images that reflect these moments. We will continue posting other images of the event.

The Cabinet presented the projects of the International School of Media Literacy, DINAMIC and EMEDUS

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Santiago Tejedor, deputy director of Communication and Education Cabinet, and Cristina Pulido and Juan Francisco Martinez, researchers from the same Cabinet, presented on Week Milid current projects as well as others that will be released soon by this working group.

These projects provide several efforts in the area of ​​research and training in media literacy and integrate the Local Action Plan of Barcelona UNITWIN Programme of the UNESCO Chair-UNAOC.

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