Call For Interest: Workshop for Online Journalists/Bloggers on Conflict Sensitive Reporting

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The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria invites online journalists/bloggers who are engaged or interested in reporting governance and electoral issues ahead the 2019 elections to apply to attend a two-day workshop for online journalists/bloggers on conflict sensitive reporting.

The workshop, supported by the EU under Component 4b: Support to the media of the EU Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) project, seeks to build a professional media as catalysts of democratic accountability, credible elections and good governance.

The first phase of the workshop which is schedule for Thursday August 30 and Friday August 31, 2018 in Ibadan shall have about 30 online journalists/bloggers drawn from Lagos, Oyo, Osun, Ogun and environs.

The thrust of the workshop is to build the capacity of online journalists/bloggers in using online media for fair, balanced, language sensitive and conflict sensitive reporting of the elections.

Overall, the workshop shall focus on building the capacity of participants on professional and conflict sensitive reporting of the electoral processes. The workshop shall also focus on ways to mitigate hate speech.

Transport token, per deim and accommodation shall be provided for selected participants from outside Ibadan, while participants from Ibadan shall be entitled to token transport at the approved rates.

Interested online journalists/bloggers who are engaged or interested in reporting governance and electoral issues online should apply using the link below on/before 4pm on Thursday, August 23, 2018:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScxIUuYdHfzN9J21IkTwdYTVHuPP0uF6FjPuW9PIcnVkBgAOw/viewform

 

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