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 23-01-2018, 15:11    Category: Opportunities, News

CALL FOR APPLICATIONSchool of Peacemaking and Media Technology in Central Asia supported by the Democracy Commission of the US Embassy Bishkek announces a competition among journalists who want to take part in the three-day training workshop on Countering Extremists Propaganda and Hate in Media to be held in February 26-27-28 February, 2018 in Bishkek. All costs shall be borne by organizers.


The training program is based on modern challenges and current needs of journalists. Participants will be taught the methods and tools of coverage of signs of extremism, terrorism and related issues. They will also learn how the hate speech and its communication aspects influence the spread of radical content in the media and on the Internet, understand what errors of journalists and users lead to propaganda of extremism, learn the difference between harmful and illegal content in order to prevent the consequences of transmitting extremist ideology, practice the skills of journalism ethics and legal security.

The training will be held by international and local experts having solid experience.

We are inviting journalists and media activists aged below 35 from all the regions of Kyrgyzstan.

Participants of the training will be selected on a competitive basis. Those selected shall be obliged to take the training program from the beginning to the end.

In order to take part in the competition, please email the following documents to:

— a completed application form for participation in the training (download here)
— a CV,

— a scan of ID.

Only a complete set of documents will be accepted.

Deadline for applications— 5:00 pm February 16, 2018.

Late applications will not be considered.

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