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UNESCO opens regional media training center in Beirut
UNESCO Beirut and the Arab Union for News Agencies launched the new training facility of the Regional Media-Training Center for Journalism and News Agencies in Lebanon on Monday, 19 October 2009.

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UNESCO opens regional media training center in Beirut

23-10-2009 (Beirut)
UNESCO opens regional media training center in Beirut
UNESCO media training center
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UNESCO Beirut and the Arab Union for News Agencies launched the new training facility of the Regional Media-Training Center for Journalism and News Agencies in Lebanon on Monday, 19 October 2009.
The training institute was inaugurated by the Lebanese Minister of Information, Tarek Mitri and attending were most of the Arab news agency heads and many journalists. This comes as direct support from UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC).

The first training seminar was also launched and journalists from Lebanon and the Arab States attended the training sessions. The head of the Arab press union Ramadan Rawashdeh spoke at the opening and hoped that the training center would serve its purpose and lead the way for increased cooperation among the Arab States, and he thanked UNESCO for its contributions which lead to the establishment of this center.

UNESCO hopes that the center would open a door for more development of communication in the Arab region in addition to press freedom and better pluralistic media within the overall scope of the media development that UNESCO aspries to accopmlish all over the world.

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          · Training of Media Professionals
          · International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)


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