UNESCO adopts Open Access policy for its publications

unesco_logo_enUNESCO to make its publications available free of charge as part of a new Open Access policy

UNESCO will make its digital publications available to millions of people around the world free-of-charge with an open license. As per UNESCO’s Press Release on 14.05.2013, this policy was announced by Mr. Janis Karklins, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information during the opening of the World Summit on the Information Society Forum in Geneva on 13 May . Full-text to the Policy is available here. Earlier it has issued policy guidelines for the development and promotion of Open Access in its member states.

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