Strengthening The Capacity Of Journalists To Promote Freedom Of Religion And Peace

Project period: 2019- 2020
Funded by: Canadian High Commission

The High Commission of Canada to Bangladesh keeps continue its support to News Network in implementing a project on strengthening capacity of journalists to promote freedom of religion and peace.

The project has focused on news reporters who are working at remote rural districts and local media gatekeepers, including editors, executive editors, news editors, news-room editors of local newspapers and online news portals. 

On 7th January 2020, HE Benoit Préfontaine, Canadian High Commissioner to Bangladesh and News Network Editor & CEO of Shahiduzzaman are signing the project agreement. The event was organised at Canada High Commission office in Baridhara, Dhaka

As part of the project activities, News Network sensitizes media professionals on the importance religious freedom and peace and improves their professional abilities.

With improved capacities, the media professionals will be able to publish quality news and feature items and raise awareness among the people for effective engagement of relevant stakeholders in countering intolerance and ensure peace in the society.