It is part of UNESCO’s global initiative for excellence in journalism education, within the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC).

“We are delighted to be able to roll out this action with the support of the Google News Initiative (GNI)”, said IPDC Secretary, Guy Berger, who is also UNESCO’s director for strategies and policies in the field of communication and information.

He was speaking at the start of Google’s “GNI for Africa” week, along with Matt Brittin, the company’s President for Business and Operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, who commented that the pandemic has shown how important access is to quality journalism.

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