Promoting Accountable and Professional Reporting on Issues of Rights of Migrants and Refugees

January 31, 2017

Donor: OXFAM Italia

Duration: January – May 2017

The project will support building capacity of young professionals, media and general public to influence and contribute to the establishment of accessible, transparent and effective democratic systems that support the democratic application and enforcement of the rule of law, which is sensitive to issues of human rights of migrants and refugees.

Specifically the project should increase the professional capacity of young journalists in monitoring and reporting on issues important for the promotion of human rights and the development of rule of law; promote and strengthen the role of media in raising public awareness on two main issues: managing migration and building up sensitive asylum system; and, facilitate networking among project participants – young professional at the beginning of their career and legal experts, decision makers coming from state bodies and international organisations, experienced journalists, etc.