Illuminating New Solutions and Programmatic Innovations for Resilient Spaces (INSPIRES

Illuminating New Solutions and Programmatic Innovations for Resilient Spaces (INSPIRES)
Project Period: 2021

Dhaka, Bangladesh: News Network and internews with the support from USAID implementing a project, ‘Illuminating New Solutions and Programmatic Innovations for Resilient Spaces (INSPIRES)’ in the country. Objective of it is to Increase digital knowledge of journalists and human rights defenders to operate safely in an increasingly restricted digital environment. And, ultimate goeal is to promte strengthening independent media in Bangladesh.

The project covering three districts,  including Dhaka, Mymensingh and Jashore districts. About 77 journalists and human rights defenders will be directly binifited from this initiative. Major activities of it are: to  organize a ToT programme on digital security and hygiene issues, aiming to develop a group of expert trainers on digital issues; provide field level training to local journalists and human rights defenders on digital security and hygiene in project districts, where ToT graduates will cioduct the sessions; and mentoring the trainees for their further improvement.  

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