UNESCO Beirut and the Arab Union for News Agencies launched the new training facility of the Regional Media-Training Center for Journalism and News Agencies in Lebanon

And  more about the Media topic: here are some news from the UNESCO. maybe this new center will help to create a generation of independent journalist? Or maybe we will have Western/UN indoctrinated journalists?

N.S

23-10-2009 (Beirut)
UNESCO opens regional media training center in Beirut
UNESCO media training center
© UNESCO
UNESCO Beirut and the Arab Union for News Agencies launched the new training facility of the Regional Media-Training Center for Journalism and News Agencies in Lebanon on Monday 19th of October 2009.
The training institute was inaugurated by the Lebanese Minister of Information, Tarek Mitri and attending were most of the Arab news agency heads and many journalists. This comes as direct support fromUNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC).

The first training seminar was also launched and journalists from Lebanon and the Arab States attended the training sessions. The head of the Arab press union Ramadan Rawashdeh spoke at the opening and hoped that the training center would serve its purpose and lead the way for increased cooperation among the Arab States, and he thanked UNESCO for its contributions which lead to the establishment of this center.

UNESCO hopes that the center would open a door for more development of communication in the Arab region in addition to press freedom and better pluralistic media within the overall scope of the media development that UNESCO aspries to accopmlish all over the world.

Leave a comment

Filed under English, Journalism

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s