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Media Course on International Justice Reporting in The Netherlands

25/02/2011 07:33

Applications are now being invited for a media course aimed at providing working journalists with training that would enable them report accurately, distinctively and independently on the work of institutions that deliver international justice

 

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The course, "Inside International Justice" co-sponsored by RNTC (a centre of excellence in the field of media, educaationand development in The Netherlands), and the TMC Asser Instituut (a leading inter-university research institute operating in the field of international law, located in the "international zone" of The Hague) is open to journalists working in or for the print, broadcast and online media, international news editors, news producers, programme editors, reporters, specialists, correspondents and stringers.

 

The course would equip participants with relevant knowledge in the area of basic principles of international humanitarian law, various international judicial institutions and their distinctive mandates, recent history of international justice, how to deal with some of the major practical and ethical challenges facing journalists, including providing a platform for networking and collaboration with international colleagues.

 

Requirements:

  • Intending participants should have a minimum of three years of professional experience
  • Must have a strong interest in international law issues
  • Must have good computer skills
  • Must be proficient in English

 

Course dates: May 23 - 27, 2011.

 

Participants would receive a Certificate of Attendance.

 

Registration for the course: £1.995

 

Registration can be done by sending an email indicating interest to:   education@asser.nl

 

The email should include: name, profession, organization, country, telephone and e-mail address. 

 

Deadline: May 1, 2011.

 

For more information:  http://www.rntc.nl/content/inside-international-justice

 

 

 

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