Guy Berger

Director at UNESCO, France

Guy Berger is UNESCO’s director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, based in Paris. He has been a speaker at a wide range of Internet related conferences, and has overseen 10 UNESCO research publications concerning Internet and freedom of expression issues.

His work currently includes overseeing the consultative development of indicators for UNESCO’s concept of “Internet Universality“. Between 1994 and 2011, Guy was head of the School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University, South Africa, where he developed that institution’s New Media Lab and the Highway Africa annual conference dealing with internet issues in Africa.


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