training on non-news programming for journalists.
n 19-22 February 2018, UNESCO office in Tashkent in cooperation with its national partners – the National Association of Electronic Mass Media (NAEMM), National TV and Radio Company (NTVRC) and In-service Training Centre for Journalists (ITCJ), plans to conduct the fourth training session on non-news programming for journalists. This time the training will take place in Namangan. The session will be carried out within the framework of “Promoting Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and building media capacities in quality non-news programming in Uzbekistan" project funded by the UK government. The purpose of the training is to improve practical skills in developing quality non-news programs.
The training will focus more on technical issues: work with camera and editing. This time the participants will develop a short documentary film about history and arts of Uzbekistan. The training, under the mentorship and guidance of the international consultant on TV and radio broadcasting Mr. John Bell (UK), will provide participants with time and space for work on strengthening their capacity
The project “Promoting Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and building media capacities in quality non-news programming in Uzbekistan" funded by the UK government is at the completion stage. That training is one of the last activities within the project. To draw ends and conclusions, UNESCO office in Tashkent plans to organize the press conference on the project results and achievements on 23 February 2018. The press conference with participation the project partners and project activities participants, will take place in Tashkent. That event will mark the closure of the project officially.
The project “Promoting Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and building media capacities in quality non-news programming in Uzbekistan was launched in January 2017 and aimed at strengthening MIL skills among teachers of formal education system and promoting quality content production among journalists. The project included several capacity building activities (trainings for teachers and journalists and study visits to UK), publications development, design of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on MIL, and radio soap opera production. The duration of the project is 15 months. Geographical coverage is 14 regions of Uzbekistan with particular focus on Karakalpakstan in terms of media support.