Stability and peace in Central Asia
Contributing to stability and peace in Central Asia through media literacy, improved reporting and regional cooperation
In April, 2018 new regional project was launched entitled as “Contributing to stability and peace in Central Asia through media literacy, improved reporting and regional cooperation”, funded by the European Union and implemented by Internews
Project is focused on national and regional efforts to prevent radicalisation in Central Asia through increasing the capacity of journalists, civic activists and media professionals (through training activities, workshops both on national and regional level, and innovation laboratories) in the production of high-quality media content and raising the level of critical media consumption of representatives of civil society, decision-makers and ordinary public.
This activity will be implemented through:
- strengthening the role of the media as an intermediary in the transfer of conflict-sensitive information to improve cooperation between media professionals, government agencies and civil activists;
- improving the quality and quantity of objective information on the prevention of radicalization in Central Asia;
- improving the media literacy of local communities, which will cover the widest possible audience
Media trainers from Central Asian countries will improve skill on covering conflict-sensitive topics
The 10-day Training of Trainers (TOT) on conflict-sensitive journalism will start on June 18 with participation 20 of media representatives, civil journalists, media experts and trainers from Central...