Consultative workshop on Community Radio Model Operational System and Editorial Policy Guideline Draft document

When, local time: 
Monday, 26 August 2013 - 8:30am to Thursday, 29 August 2013 - 5:30pm
Where: 
Ethiopia, Addis Ababa
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
Jaco DuToit, Adviser for Communication & Information UNESCO (Tel: +254 (0)20 762 2346/2566 - Email: j.dutoit@unesco.org)

UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa is supporting Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority to hold a consultative workshop on Community Radio Model Operational System and Editorial Policy Guideline draft document in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Draft document has been organized with a package of four main operational procedures and policies which address the issues of organizational structure, editorial policy, human resource management and finance procedures. In-depth discussion is expected to be made on each issue for four consecutive days for further improvement. Final document from the consultation will be distributed to all community radio stations operating in the country to help them develop their own editorial policy.

50 participants from community radios and selected partners will participate in this event. The participants will be managers and board chair persons from community radios and professionals from selected broadcast media, universities, selected government institutions and NGO'S and UNESCO, Addis Ababa office.

This event is part of UNESCO’s continuing initiatives of building capacities of community radios in the Region.