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Media Training for ECOWAS Journalists

13/01/2011 16:11

Print and Online journalists from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with a minimum of four years of professional experience and a strong interest in political and conflict sensitive reporting, can now apply for "The Media’s Role in Conflict Transformation and Peace Building, West Africa" course of the International Institute for Journalism (IIJ), Germany.


The journalism course, which is scheduled to hold in Accra, Ghana, from April 04 through to April 15, 2011, seeks to strengthen accurate and responsible journalism with the view of increasing the  awareness for the media’s contribution to the escalation of violence as much as to reconciliation and understanding among journalists and media houses in the ECOWAS region. 



Applications to be forwarded to the IIJ via the German Embassy in the resident country of the applicant to:


International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) of GIZ

Melanie Bolik / Astrid Kohl

Stresemannstraße 92

10963 Berlin / Germany

Tel: + 49-(0)30-43996-224/-297

Fax: + 49-(0)30-43996-260


Inquiries can be directed to:


International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) of GIZ

Ms. Melanie Bolik / Ms. Astrid Kohl

Stresemannstr. 92

10963 Berlin, Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 30 - 43996 - 224/297

Fax: +49 (0) 30 - 43996 - 260

Email: melanie.bolik@giz.de

Email: astrid.kohl@giz.de


Applicants should be proficient in the English language as the course would be conducted in English.


Deadline: February 25, 2011


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