Resources for journalists
This website provides useful resources for journalists who would like to learn more about UNDP and its activities:
- If you are interested in the UNDP Country Office structure and people please visit respective sections given in the UNDP organigramme in the home page;
- To learn more about recent news you can visit News database and search any news by date or you can find relevant news stories by MDGs, Programme Areas, Sectors or Geographic focus;
- If you are interested to learn more about particular project you can visit Projects database and select that project;
- If you are interested to learn about publications of UNDP you can visit Publications database and select publication of your interest based on MDG, sector and geographic focus;
- If you are doing research on particular field of interest and you need to meet with related Government institution or other UNDP partners you can find their contact details in Partners database.
If you would like to request for a press release, or a media interview with the UNDP Resident Representative or Development centre staff, request information on public exhibitions, publications and other UNDP materials; please contact Communications Associate of UNDP Uzbekistan.
There are many Internet-based resources on media-related issues in development that can be of use to media practitioners.
Resource for Journalists at UNDP Headquarters
UNDP headquarters provides a wealth of resources for journalists on emerging development issues at a global level. Here are links to some useful sites within the UNDP headquarters website.
Newsroom at UNDP Headquarters: Breaking news, latest publications and information on UNDP and its partners globally:
For more UN events in Uzbekistan please visit UN office Information Centre
The Communication Initiative Partnership Rockefeller Foundation, UNICEF, USAID, WHO, BBC World Service, CIDA, Johns Hopkins University Communication Programs, The Change Project, The European Union, Soul City, The Panos Institute, UNAIDS
The World Communication and Information Report 1999-2000 discusses issues such as freedom of the media, the role of public service broadcasting, editorial independence, the use of the Internet in education, cultural pluralism, worldwide access to information resources, challenges to the intellectual property and censorship on the Internet.
Global Vision, Local Voice. A Strategic Communications Program for the United Nations -Report of the Task Force on the Reorientation of United Nations Public Information Activities.
UN Wire Business Weekly is a free service sponsored by the United Nations Foundation and its sister organization, the Better World Fund, which are dedicated to supporting United Nations efforts on behalf of the environment, population stabilization and children's health. UN Wire Business Weekly is produced independently by National Journal Group.
Links all over the world, including other broadcast networks and NGO's.
Communication for Development Group newsletter focuses on communication to rural women.
Development communications research that takes lessons from the advertising industry and from market research companies doing advertising for them.
UNICEF / UNESCO/BBC Audience Research Handbook *(The English version is available. A French edition is coming out soon. Prices of the English version depend on whether surface or airmail is used. The basic cost of the book is 15.95 or $20.95) Order from: Dr Graham Mytton
Kaiser Family Foundation/Harvard Health News Index. Information about what health news the public is following.
Social Marketing Matters: A Newsletter for Marketers of Public Health. Recommended products; includes trends, identifying target audiences, social mobilization, role of research, role of partnerships, and much more.
American Journalism Review site linked to nearly 20,000 links to newspapers, magazines, broadcasters and news services worldwide and exclusive, updated top sites list and speed searches. New-media newsletters plus media reports, marketing research and other lists of news sites. Starting points for journalists plus broadcasting, photojournalism and miscellaneous resources.
Defining the Partnership with the Media. Explores the relationship between the media and conflict resolution. It finds that individuals and organizations should not marginalize or ignore the media because they influence public opinion, which, in turn, can influence government policies that might lead to conflict resolution. Contact: Lina Maria Holguin
The Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution published by the Tabula Rasa Institute.
Conflict resolution site with many links to other sites.
Resource guide including area studies, country information, government information, international organizations, news, periodicals, primary sources, statistical info, development, foreign, peacekeeping, proliferation, and much more.
Peace Net with many links. Also has Online Advocacy Tips.
SocioSite Guide for sociological Internet resources that support education and research. Many useful links.
Speech Communication 11-step program addresses topics from selecting appropriate topics to overcoming communication apprehension.
Searches for any person affiliated with an academic, government, population, or other qualified organization in a developing country free of charge. Links, databases, searches by country for various resources.
WIDE - Internet-based service designed to foster technical cooperation among developing countries established within UNDP by the United Nations; public access database containing user-maintained data on experts, institutions and best practices in the South; Includes an online tutorial.
Healthlink. Worldwide works to improve the health of poor and vulnerable communities by strengthening the provision, use and impact of information. The resource centre at Healthlink Worldwide houses a unique collection of over 19,000 books, journals, training manuals, newsletters, reports. Chapters on computers, information technology and various information services are excellent. top