Regional training courses on “investigative journalism, corruption, transparency and right to information” for journalists from Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia – Protection of journalists and sources

When, local time: 
Thursday, 6 March 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, 9 March 2014 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Tunisia, Tunis
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 fourth four-day session will be dedicated to protection of journalist and sources, computer security, information stolen: when and how to use it? Rights of the press, the contradictory, good faith, defamation, trade secrets, harm the State’s interests, political inquiry, relations with the police and justice.