ORBICOM - International Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication

ORBICOM - Réseau international des chaires UNESCO en communication
ORBICOM - Red Internacional de las Catedras UNESCO de Comunicación

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History

Founded 26 May 1994, jointly by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Original title: ORBICOM - Worldwide Network of UNESCO Chairs and Associates in Communications -- ORBICOM - Réseau mondial des chaires UNESCO et des associés en communication -- ORBICOM - Red Mundial de las Catedras UNESCO de Comunicación. Also referred to as ORBICOM Network -- Réseau ORBICOM -- Red ORBICOM. Part of UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme.

Aims

Lead the exchange and sharing of knowledge and know-how among academic, scientific, professional, industrial and governmental members and partners in a global approach to devise strategic broad-based plans for more participatory communication processes; link academic, media, corporate and government leaders in communications for exchange of information and development of shared projects; promote communications development.

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Research/documentation; training/education; publishing activity; events/meetings.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 68 countries
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UIA Org ID

F3282

Last News Received

4. Dec 2014
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