Media trainings prepare journalists in the Solomon Islands for the upcoming electoral events

 
[one_half]During the months of August and September, the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC), in partnership with the Media Association of the Solomon Islands (MASI) and with support of the UNDP’s Strengthening the Electoral Cycle Project (SECSIP), have continued their collaboration and organized two one-week trainings on Media and Elections for the reporters from the provinces and free-lance professionals based in Gizo Island, Western Province and in Auki, Malaita Province. SECSIP is funded by the European Union, the government of Australia and UNDP.[/one_half]
[one_half_last]These provincial trainings are building on the eight successful Media & Election training sessions for journalists, held in Honiara every Saturday during the months of April and May. Each session was attended by more than 40 media professionals. This activity intends to provide the essential tools to equip journalists and media professionals with the knowledge and skills required to perform their role contributing to a peaceful, transparent and credible election process.[/one_half_last]

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