Website development: The UNICEFsupported website for Somali youth
(www.hellosomaliyouth.net) is up and running with input from youth in
different parts of Somalia.
Youth broadcasting: Video programmes produced by members of youth groups
under the youth broadcasting initiative were distributed to video parlours.
The productions cover issues including HIV/AIDS, female genital cutting,
immunization, polio eradication, hygiene and sanitation, cholera prevention,
breastfeeding, girl education and malaria prevention.
KOOR Editors meeting: Young editors from different locations came together
in Hargeisa to prepare the next edition of KOOR, a youth magazine, which
features young people's voices and concerns. A five day HIV and AIDS
training followed the meeting, where the the editors learned new information
on HIV prevention, treatment, care and support - and how to report about it.
If you have questions about the UNICEF Somalia Monthly Review please
Denise Shepherd-Johnson, Communication Officer
Robert Kihara, Assistant Communication Officer.
Tel: 254-2-623958/ 623950/ 623862/ 623959/ 350410.
Fax: 254-2-520640/ 623965
Credit for majority of content in this report goes to UNICEF staff in
Young People's Media Network - Coordinator
Youth Media Consulting GbR
c/o ECMC (European Centre for Media Competence)
Bergstr. 8 / 11th floor
D-45770 Marl - Germany
Tel./Fax: +49 2365 502480
Mobile: +49 176 23107083
Mailing list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/youthful-media
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