Kazakhstan: Training on journalism and press freedom in Turan University

19 April 2017
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On 28 April Turan University in cooperation with UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office will organize a training on journalism and press freedom for students from Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. The theme of the World Press Freedom Day 2017: Critical Minds for Critical Times. Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies will be discussed during the meeting by the participants and partners.

The organizers will discuss the events and actions in the United Nations system related to the safety of journalists, issues of the Media and Information Literacy as the barrier for the hate speech, disinformation and polarization in the internet. The participants will analyze conflict zones reports, determine the role of the media in supporting sustainable development goals, fixing injustice, improving the effectiveness of public administration, gender equality in the media, covering the culture of peace.

Ms Krista Pikkat, newly appointed Director of the UNESCO Almaty Office will open the workshop.

Registration form is available in the Russian version of the news.

Permanent link: http://en.unesco.kz/kazakhstan-turan-university-training-on-journalism-and-press-freedom