Call for trainers on media ethics, accountability reporting, fact-checking and media management in Guinea Bissau

The MFWA has been awarded a grant by the European Union for a three-year media sector support project in Guinea Bissau. The project is titled: Promoting Media Freedom and Access to Quality Information in Guinea Bissau.

Overall project objective:

The project seeks to ensure that Journalists and other media actors in Guinea Bissau are safe and secure, and produce ethically-appropriate, timely, and fact-based journalistic content that fosters peaceful co-existence and enables public access to quality information in an environmentally sustainable manner.

 The project in Guinea Bissau is also partnering with key state actors/institutions such as the police, military, the regulatory bodies, the judiciary and the human rights commissionmedia actors, and media organisations to increase their knowledge on human and media rights issues and build partnerships to promote and protect press freedom and freedom of expression in the country.

Purpose/Scope of Consultancy Assignment

The aim of the call is to provide in-house training for journalists and media managers of 10 major media organisations in Guinea Bissau on professional reporting, accountability journalism, fact-checking, digital security, media ethics and media management.

  • The training for the media organisations is expected to provide the beneficiaries capacity building enhancement through practical and theoretical in-house mentoring and coaching;
  • The Consultant is will spend 5 days with each target media organisation and focus on developing the capacity of staff in professional reporting, accountability journalism, fact-checking, digital security, media ethics and media management.
  • The training will also cover skills building on the media’s role in promoting peace and countering extremist radicalisation.

If interested, kindly click here to access the full details of the consultancy service.

Kindly note that submission of interest and inquiries should be sent to info[@]mfwa.org copying the Project Coordinator daisy[@]mfwa.org no later than September 10, 2022.

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