The Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) organizes a training workshop “Changing society – migrants in the spotlight” to be held for students, on Wednesday, 19 October and for journalists on Thursday, 20 October 2011 from 10 am. to 5 p.m. at K+K Hotel in Budapest.
The aim of the program is to provide updated information on migration trends in Hungary and globally and also to discuss how media portrays migrant communities and how to accurately and effectively cover migration issues. Guest trainer will be Richard Cookson, MediaWise Trust (UK).
Mr. Cookson has delivered effective training courses in for a wide range of organisations ranging fromUNICEF and the UNDP to Oxfam and the International Federation of Journalists. He specializes in humanrights, diversity and investigative journalism and has trained journalists in Kosovo, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldova Morocco and the UK. As a journalist, he has reported from more than 30 countries, mostly inEurope, Africa and the CIS. He currently works as an Associate Producer for Channel 4’s award winning foreign affairs series Unreported World and writes for several national newspapers Migration trends in Hungary and the Central Eastern European region will be presented by Balint Dora (IOM).
English-Hungarian translation will be provided. Please signup for the workshop as early as possible, but till 17 October at the latest at email@example.com. For further detailsplease call +36-1-317-5448.