Regional training courses on “investigative journalism, corruption, transparency and right to information” for journalists from Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia – Freedom of information and the investigation's process

When, local time: 
Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, 12 January 2014 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Tunis, Tunisia
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Misako Ito (m.ito@unesco.org)

UNESCO’s regional Office in Rabat, in partnership with Canal France International, the French Embassy in Tunis, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mediapart undertakes investigative journalism training courses for journalists from Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia to be held in Tunis from December 2013 to March 2014.

The twelve selected journalists will participate in the training programme held under the general theme “investigative journalism, corruption, transparency and right to information” with the aim to produce and publish by the end of the training their own investigative reports.

The programme will explore the methodology as well as cases on investigative journalism based on the existing resources such as "UNESCO’s Story-based inquiry: a manual for investigative journalists" and the "Global investigative journalism casebook".

This second four-day session will be dedicated to the right to access public information and use of laws / constitutional article in force in Tunisia and Morocco, build an investigative process, investigate the web, manage and validate web resources, build documentation, validate, manage sources, their identification, protection, maintenance techniques as well as economic survey.