Enhancing Professional and Accurate Media Reporting on the Electoral Process in Jordan

“Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information there is enlightenment. Where there is debate, there are solutions’’

 

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The project Enhancing Professional and Accurate Media Reporting and Electoral Process in Jordan builds the electoral reporting capacity of Jordan's media content producer. The project covers the Jordanian diverse media environment from local to national and satellite channels, from print to broadcast and online media, and builds the technical capacities of the print, electronic and online media. Furthermore, it provides technical assistance to the Jordanian media stakeholders to develop a collective media strategy tackling the challenges of media credibility. The ultimate objective of the initiative is to report professionally, accurately and comprehensively in order to enable free and objective information on electoral process.

Timeline

2012 - 2016

 
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 THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Enhancing Professional and Accurate Media Reporting and Electoral Process in Jordan contributes to SDG 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions: through building the media's reporting capacity, the project increases transparency, professionalism and accuracy of the media.

 

Funding

This project is funded by the European Union's Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR).

 

Additional resources

UNESCO Office in Amman

UNESCO Office in Amman project overview