The Safety Training for Female Journalists took place in Nyala, South Darfur, Sudan, on 15-17/08/2017. The training session was organized by the Sudanese Journalists Union (SJU) with financial support of the Dutch Embassy in Khartoum – being a part of the country’s initiative of the International Programme for Developing Communications (IPDC) and Khartoum office of UNESCO. Twenty four women-journalists were trained to manage their personal security risks – from all states of Darfur. This was a fifth training of the series initiated by UNESCO and IPDC. First training took place in Khartoum in February-March, second – in Wad Medani in April, third – in El Fasher and fourth in Ed Damer in May.
The opening ceremony of the training were honored by the Ambassador of Kingdom of Netherlands, H.E. Ms. Karin Boven, along with the South Darfur state ministers of Information, Agriculture, Health and Education.