Kenya: UNESCO Media Stakeholders Workshop on Journalists Safety Indicators

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
Kenya, Nairobi
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Jaco Du toit, Advisor Communication and Information, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa (Tel: +254 (0)20 762 2346/2566, Email:

UNESCO in partnership with African Media Initiative (AMI) will organize a one-day Media Stakeholders workshop to review a research report titled “Analysis of the national media safety landscape for Journalists in Kenya”.
This event will attract 30 participants from Media Council of Kenya; Ministry of Information and Communication; Kenya Union of Journalists; Kenya Editors Guild; Media Owners Association of Kenya; Kenya Correspondents Association; Association of Media Women in Kenya; Kenya Media Programme; Media Policy and Research Centre; Kenya National Human Rights Commission; Kenya Police Spokesperson; Kenya National Commission for UNESCO; Article 19 Kenya; Ford Foundation; and Independent Policing Oversight Authority.

This activity falls within the framework of Main Line of Action 1 “promoting an enabling environment for freedom of expression, press freedom and journalistic safety, facilitating pluralism and participation in media, and supporting sustainable and independent media institutions in Kenya”.