Nairobi Public Debate on Kenya and the International Criminal Court

Diane Rossier Journalism Training, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

On 24 May 2013, the Institute for War & Peace Reporting and the Wayamo Foundation hosted an international panel discussion at Strathmore University in Nairobi. Entitled “The ICC in Kenya a blessing or a curse?”, it was the third in a series of live debates hosted on the ICC cases and broader questions of justice and accountability in Kenya. View …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Generating demand for accountability: A critical reporting and media monitoring project in Kenya

kotarski Journalism Training, Public Debates and Town Hall Meetings

LAUNCH EVENT 26 November 2012 Download event program MEDIA WORKSHOP 27 November – 7 December 2012 Download workshop program Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya In partnership with the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.