Signature ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between Instructional Media Centre, (MANUU), and OCCAM, Observatory on Digital Communication
Today, 26th of April, the Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Instructional Media Center of the MANUU University and OCCAM, the Observatory on Digital during a virtual ceremony held online.
During the virtual ceremony, the Director of the IMC-MANUU, Prof Rizwan Ahmad, explained the rationale of the MoU, that is the exploration of the benefits of Digital communication, especially Audio-visual Technologies, for global development, research and education for young people, and to expand these benefits to disadvantaged communities.
In particular, OCCAM and IMC-MANUU convened to:
Facilitate the exchange of Audio-Visual Communication Professionals, researchers, and experts for conducting research or exchange of ideas.
Provide opportunities for Audio-Visual Communication Professionals, researchers, and experts to participate in conferences, symposia, and international meetings of both organizations.
Collaborate in holding joint Conferences/Research/Technical/Audio-Visual projects.
Exchange information, books, publications, research documents, audio-visual material in related areas.
Support the training, exchange programs and overall human resource development in the field of Digital Media and Audio-Visual Communications.
Support the sharing expertise and resources in the field of Digital Media and Audio-Visual Communication
In addition, Arch. Pierpaolo Saporito, President of OCCAM underlined the importance of raising awareness on SDGs and the achievement of the UN 2030 Agenda to leave no one behind and preserve our ecosystem for the upcoming generations. Guiding the establishment of the Digital Society is of the utmost importance. Technologies and Digital tools are central in everyone’s life and understanding the duties and rights of the Digital Citizen is necessary. On these premises, the 22nd Infopoverty World Conference with the title “The Digital Citizen: duties and rights for a Future Society” will address the urgency of such implications.
Rewatch the event here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsxEyZln9uI