Capacity Building for Journalists

Period: January 2010 to June 2010
Supported by: Free Voice

The six-month long project, aimed to develop a group of journalists and conduct six-month advance training for female journalists, was completed as scheduled successfully. 

Under the project activities New Network organised three different ToT programmes (Training of Trainers) in Bogra, Khulna and Chittagong districts of the country, where 45 journalists were trained. Besides, twenty young women journalists, received six- month long advance training on journalism with three months internship in major national newspapers and TV channels in Dhaka. A two-month journalistic English language development course for female journalists was also held in cooperation of the Department of English Language, University of Dhaka. The Netherlands Ambassador to Bangladesh HE Alphons J.A.J.M.G Hennekens attended closing ceremony of one of the ToT programme as the chief guest. The ambassador distributed certificates among the participants in the programme held in Chittagong.