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09.25.2017-Djembe-IPDC-AccesstoInfo

Djembe Communications Announces Media Partnership with UNESCO for International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI)

The collaboration will result in marketing and optimizing the IDUAI event across Djembe’s social media platforms as official partners for the UNESCO’s IPDCtalks 2017

Paris | France: Djembe Communications, the pioneering pan-African communications consultancy today announced the strategic media partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for IDUAI which will kick off with IPDCtalks on September 28, 2017 at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris. The event, “IPDCtalks”, (International Programme for the Development of Communication) marks the celebration of the International Day for Universal Access to Information, and highlights the importance of Access to Information as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

As official media partner to the event, Djembe Communications will provide pre-event visibility across African markets, draft blogs, and engage with online influencers, live stream videos, along with live tweets in English, French and Spanish as a part of onsite coverage.

Nicole Suter, Managing Director, Djembe Communications, commented, “We believe that sustainability is not just a component of a business but rather a driver of the business itself and we are excited about working together with UNESCO to promote IPDCtalks 2017 across our social media channels. This partnership is one of a series of similar engagements that we have undertaken and we as a consultancy are delighted to contribute with our staff and expertise to disseminate information, raise public awareness via meaningful conversations around the importance of access to information and transparency for sustainable development.”

During the event, high-profile speakers will deliver an inspiring talk about the essential role that access to information, independent and free media and freedom of expression play to achieve a sustainable future.

Individuals who are interested in participating towards the event and learning more about the essential role of access to information are cordially invited to do so via Twitter by using #IPDCtalks, #SDGs and #AccessToInfo.

To get live updates from the event and join the discussions follow us on Facebook using @Djembecommunications and @Djembepr on Twitter.

Media Contact
Luisa Luque | +971 4 559 3102 | luisa.luque@djembecommunications.com

About Djembe Communications
Named after the West African drum, Djembe Communications is an independently owned, pioneering pan-African consultancy with a mission to become the communications partner of choice in sub-Saharan Africa by combining global expertise, local market capabilities and customized solutions to deliver best-in-class services to clients.

Djembe comprises an organically grown international network with local market presence in Angola, Mozambique, Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco, Switzerland, United Kingdom, UAE and the USA. The consultancy’s continued expansion builds on its remarkable success achieved in just one year and half by providing leading industry recognized capabilities. In 2016, Djembe won the Stevie Bronze Award for the 2016 Public Relations Agency of the Year for the Middle East and Africa category and Two IPRA Golden World Awards for launch of New Service Category for Djembe Insights and Publications category for Djembe Insights report. Sweeping the Awards in Angolan markets, the Consultancy won the Lusos Awards 2016 edition for Agency of the Year award for PR specifically for Angola, Lusophone Agency of the Year award for PR and a Bronze for Djembe’s CSR ‘My Dream’ project in Angola. Djembe also gained international recognition by winning the In2 SABRE Award in the Best Live Event category for the Djembe Insights Roundtables and honoured to have won four prizes at the 2016 edition of the Hermes Creative Awards.