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Training of Media Professionals
This UNESCO programme focuses on building the capacities of media professionals through enhancing the quality of media training institutions and fostering community access to information in order to increase opportunities for non-formal education.

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This UNESCO programme focuses on building the capacities of media professionals through enhancing the quality of media training institutions and fostering community access to information in order to increase opportunities for non-formal education.
Media is an important element for enhancing participation in development processes and contributing to poverty eradication. Capacity-building of media professionals is critical for achieving these goals. Therefore, UNESCO aims at:Within this programme, training is provided to the print and broadcast media, to media management, and to technicians and engineers. The high priority is given to the training of women media professionals.

At the country level, capacity-building of media professionals is supported through establishment and strengthening of media training institutions to offer high-quality training, particularly in Africa. This includes setting criteria of excellence, provision of training facilities, training of trainers, and development of training modules in disciplinary knowledge including popularising science journalism.
  • 19-07-2011 (Doha) 
    UNESCO hosts workshops at Doha global science journalism conference
  • 19-07-2011 (Maseru) 
    Broadcasting regulation workshop is taking place this week in Lesotho
  • 18-07-2011 (Quito) 
    Latin American Consultative Meeting on UNESCO’s Model Curricula for Journalism Education to be held in Ecuador
  • 05-07-2011 (Tunis) 
    Second round of trainings on election reporting for Tunisian media professionals starts this week
  • 17-06-2011 (Grahamstown) 
    Ethical reporting of health issues in Africa: Exploring civic awareness with journalism practitioners and educators
  • 17-06-2011 (Quito) 
    Training workshops for members of parliament and parliamentary journalists in Ecuador
  • 16-06-2011 (Addis Ababa) 
    Building journalists’ unions: Regional conference ended in Addis Ababa
  • 16-06-2011 (Windhoek) 
    UNESCO partners with Namibian media to promote education for sustainable development
  • 15-06-2011 (Rabat) 
    UNESCO starts series of trainings on election reporting for Tunisian media professionals
  • 24-03-2011 (Windhoek) 
    Training at Karas community radio to improve health programmes for women and girls
  • 10-03-2011 (Juba) 
    UNESCO holds training on post-conflict sensitive reporting in Juba
  • 01-03-2011 (Cairo) 
    UNESCO to assist in reforming journalism education in Egypt
  • 28-02-2011 (Rabat) 
    Maghreb adaptation of UNESCO Model Curricula for Journalism Education focuses on gender mainstreaming
  • 15-02-2011 (Port-au-Prince) 
    UNESCO assists unemployed Haitian journalists
  • 09-02-2011 (Rabat) 
    COPEAM releases results of survey on journalism training needs in South Mediterranean countries
  • 08-02-2011 (Brasilia) 
    Model curricula for journalism education now available in Portuguese
  • 07-02-2011 (Cap Rouge) 
    Haiti: UNESCO supports establishment of new radio for Cap Rouge community
  • 04-02-2011 (Windhoek) 
    Namibian community radio to assess needs of its users with UNESCO support
  • 01-02-2011 (Amman) 
    UNESCO and ARIJ help media professors integrate investigative journalism into curricula
  • 12-01-2011 (Libreville) 
    Omar Bongo University launches department of communication
  • 30-12-2010 (Port-au-Prince) 
    UNESCO supports training of Haitian journalists on election reporting
  • 21-12-2010 (Erbil) 
    Reporting on environmental sustainability on agenda of UNESCO training in Iraq
  • 25-11-2010 (Almaty) 
    Kazakh TV journalists improve their capacity to report on environmental issues
  • 25-11-2010 (Paris) 
    UNESCO and Knight Center wrap up pilot training programme for African journalism professors
  • 19-11-2010 (Sofia) 
    Climate change discussed at workshop for public broadcasters in South East Europe
  • 15-11-2010 (Quito) 
    Role of journalism in building trust among Andean countries on agenda of UNESCO workshops
  • 15-11-2010 (Windhoek) 
    Training of Lesotho media as partners in education for sustainable development
  • 10-11-2010 (Paris) 
    Arab New Media for Peace and Dialogue: Best practice guide published
  • 05-11-2010 (Quito) 
    A series of workshops on ICT literacy for community radios concluded in Latin America
  • 03-11-2010 (Kingston) 
    CARIMAC to offer workshop on specialised reporting
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