Naivasha Workshop on Journalism and Trauma

Journalism Training

In the forthcoming March 2013 Kenyan election journalists should be aware of their crucial role in the election process, and of the steps and interventions that they can take to prevent conflict, through the use of conflict-sensitive approaches to polarising issues. If media can incite conflict, then it can also be used to prevent and mitigate conflict. Reporting on political violence …

Conflict-sensitive and responsible reporting in the run-up to the elections in Kenya

myriam Journalism Training

Retreat in Naivasha 29 – 30 June 2012, The Great Rift Valley Lodge, Naivasha, Kenya Election Reporting Reporting responsibly about the ICC process Countering hate speech Workshop 2 – 4 July 2012, Hotel Comfy, Eldoret, Kenya Organizers Bettina Ambach, Executive Director, Wayamo Communication Foundation, Joseph Roberts-Mensah, Africa Director, Wayamo Communication Foundation, with the financial support of the German Institute for …

Conflict-sensitive and Responsible Journalism in Kenya

myriam Journalism Training, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

The International Criminal Court and a local tribunal – will Kenya ever see the complementarity principle in practice? Workshops: Reporting responsibly about the proceedings of the ICC October 5 – 7, 2011, Eldoret, Rift Valley October 12 – 14, 2011, Mombasa Media Conference October 17, 2011,  Nairobi Organized by Bettina Ambach / Wayamo Communication Foundation, with the financial support of the …

All India Radio In Country Training Workshop

myriam Journalism Training

Project Justification India is often scene of communal conflicts, be it ethnic, religious, political or fight for resources. Sometimes the conflicts erupt in violent clashes that take lives and hinder the prosperity of many communities. However, there had not been enough training of journalists in responsible, sensitive conflict reporting and peace advocacy through media. This project aims to upgrade the …

Nairobi Workshop on Conflict-Sensitive and Responsible Journalism

myriam Journalism Training

Project description The radio and television workshop on “Conflict-sensitive and responsible journalism” was aimed at enabling Kenyan journalists working for government, privately and community owned radio and television stations to be conflict-sensitive and ethical in their reporting, and refrain from tribal bias. The media’s role is to act as the guardian of public interest and an independent watchdog, rather than …

Naivasha Retreat for 20 Kenyan Sub-Editors

Journalism Training

As part of the IWPR/Wayamo project “Generating demand for accountability: A critical reporting and media monitoring project in Kenya”,Institute for War and Peace Reporting, the Wayamo  Foundation and the Kenya Editors Guild joined forces to organise several trainings for a select group of sub-editors, editors and reporters in the run-up to the elections in March 2013. While most journalists in …

Nairobi Training on Conflict-Sensitive Election Reporting

Diane Rossier Journalism Training

As part of the IWPR/Wayamo project “Generating demand for accountability: A critical reporting and media monitoring project in Kenya,” the Wayamo Foundation conducted a series of in-house training sessions in conclifct-sensitive reporting in the lead-up to Kenya’s elections. The Wayamo ReportingKenya editorial team visited Pamoja FM in Nairobi’s Kibera Slum, Koch FM in Nairobi’s Korogocho slum, as well as Kass …

Nairobi Editorial Forum on Elections with Kenya Editors’ Guild

Diane Rossier Journalism Training

IWPR and Wayamo have started in November 2012 a two-year media programme (Generating demand for accountability: A critical reporting and media monitoring project in Kenya). As Kenya enters the run up to presidential elections and the start of the four cases before the International Criminal Court, IWPR and Wayamo would like to share challenges faced by media organisations and discuss conflict-sensitive …

Nairobi Public Debate on Elections, Impunity and Accountability in Kenya

Diane Rossier Journalism Training, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

The interactive debate provides a range of international perspectives on issues surrounding the elections in Kenya: generalized and persistent impunity; international and local mechanisms for dealing with such impunity and the phenomenon of hate or dangerous speech. Welcoming by Dr Luis Franceschi, Dean of Strathmore Law School Opening remarks by: Samuel Kobia, Commissioner, Judicial Service Commission, Kenya Hon. Justice Mohamed …