3 December 2020
In response to the forthcoming elections in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyz Republic in January 2021, the UNESCO Almaty Office will organize a training on Media and Elections in Digital Times for journalists on 7 December 2020 at 14.30 (Almaty time). Zoom registration is available.The course will address some issues in the run-up to the elections, such as the responsibilities of political parties, election commissions, and journalists not to circulate misinformation and fake news. The course will also include training on interaction with law enforcement agencies, as well as communication on social networks during elections.
A final test is organized for those wishing to obtain a UNESCO certificate.
Agenda and Registration
UNESCO training resources:Wide spectrum commitment
- Elections and Media in Digital Times (English), (Russian)
- Social media and elections (Russian), (English)
- Safety of Journalists Covering Protests (English),(Russian)
- Fostering the relationship between security forces and journalists (English), (Russian)
- UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Ipunity (English), (Russian)
Permanent link: http://en.unesco.kz/call-for-trainers-media-and-elections