August 29, 2014

NEWS: OneMinutesJr workshop in The Gambia

UNICEF Deputy Country representative and acting head of office Rupert Leighton has said the Oslo Challenge was put in place in 1999 to seek answers on how to give children access to the media, how to provide them with media education and literacy and how to ensure they benefit from full participation in the media.

Mr Leighton was speaking at the opening ceremony of a five-day training on the oneminuteJr workshop on child rights and protection issues, organised by Young People in the Media, UNICEF and the Department of Information Services held at Mansakonko, Lower River Region.

The training brought together children from all over the country to participate in the five-day training that would also serve to empower adolescents on basic skills in the film making conduct interviews with other children in the various communities to obtain materials for the development of the 60 seconds videos.

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and there is more on the UNICEF Gambia facebook pages

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