Fully Funded to Sweden: SIDA International Training Programme 2019 on Self-Regulation of Media
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has commissioned NIRAS Sweden AB to organise this ITP in cooperation with International Media Support (IMS), Fojo Media Institute/Linnaeus University and Global Reporting Sweden AB.
Application Deadline: March 21st 2019
The overall objective of this programme is that the participants and their organisations should contribute to the promotion and protection of the institutional frameworks which govern self-regulation of the media sector.
This can include:
• The participants and their managers understand the benefits of self-regulation.• Participants are using their achieved knowledge in their respective transformation project.
• Participants and their organisations are included in regional dialog platforms on issues related to regulation of the media in a democratic framework.
This programme is implemented during a 14 month period and consists of five phases linked to the development of the participants’ Transformation Projects.
Phase 1 Inception, May – August, 2019
Phase 2 Course in Sweden, 9 – 27 September, 2019
And Phase 3 Project Development, October 2019 – January 2020
Phase 4 Regional phase, 2 weeks in January/February 2020
Phase 5 Implementation, March – June, 2020
Sida will cover the costs for programme fee, literature, accom-modation, meals, health insurance, and international travel to the scheduled courses.Participants and/or their employers are responsible for any other costs such as:
• personal expenses
• visa fees
• domestic travel – in connection to international travel and to meetings in phases 1, 3 and 5
• any local airport taxes and departure fees or such
• any costs for programme work taking place at the home organisation
Invited countries are: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Applicants to the programme should:
• hold a key position in their organisation, with influence on a strategic level
• have the engagement and power to initiate and drive change processes
• have high proficiency in English
• hold a relevant academic degree
• be available and motivated for active participation through the whole training programme.
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