Fully Funded to Sweden: SIDA International Training Programme 2019 on Self-Regulation of Media

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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

Programme Objectives

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.

Timetable

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

COSTS

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

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.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the SIDA International Training Programme 2019 on Self-Regulation of Media

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