August 23, 2010

NEWS: UNICEF trains journalists for defense of children (NIGERIA)

By Dennis Agbo, Abakaliki

The ‘A’ field office of the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has commenced moves aimed at mobilising journalists in the 10 states of its coverage area in the South East, some states in South-South and Benue towards using their media for advocacy and defence of the children.

In a workshop at Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the UN agency gathered 20 journalists selected across the coverage area in a three-day intensive workshop to sharpen their skills in the best practice of reporting activities that concern the abuse, welfare and promotion of children’s well being in Nigeria.

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