Union Leadership and Media Rights Monitoring and Advocacy: Kathmandu, Nepal

14 Jul, 2014

The IFJ organized the LO-TCO Union Leadership Training in Kathmandu, Nepal on Monday, July 14. IFJ Asia Pacific Director Jacqueline Park delivered the daylong training to 29 newly elected members of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ).

The training focused on strengthening union, identifying issues and activists and organizing around them along with important communication and negotiating skills for the leadership. FNJ President Dr Mahendra Bista thanked the IFJ for organizing the training and hoped that the knowledge learnt would be helpful to them.

The IFJ also organized a two-day media rights monitoring and advocacy training to the FNJ leadership and staffs of the FNJ Media Rights Monitoring Unit on July 15 and 16 under the South Asia Media for Democracy Project supported by UNDEF.

IFJ AP Director Jacqueline Park, Deputy Director Jane Worthington and South Asia Coordinator Ujjwal Acharya delivered the training that focused on aspects of media rights monitoring, documentation, publication and campaigns for media rights.