2020-11-02 Uncategorized0


The Rozana Media Development Centre (RMD) is working, in cooperation with the Danish International Media Support (IMS), with Yemeni media organizations to develop Yemen’s humanitarian journalism, through direct training and long-term support.


In this training, the team of trainers at Rozana Foundation offers a summary of their expertise in press coverage of the humanitarian situation in Syria, as one of the most prominent areas of conflict since years, to support Yemeni media institutions and journalists in providing press content and media coverage of humanitarian issues, including individual humanitarian stories, and solutions journalism, with different modules and modes compatible with modern media platforms, through which radios reach the largest segment of the audience.


The training targets the experts and press teams in the Yemeni radio stations: The Yemen Times, Seiyun Radio, Al-Ittihadiya, Radio Lana, which are located in different regions of Yemen, and operate as community radios that aspire to improve the humanitarian situation of civilians in Yemen through the establishment of humanitarian journalism units prioritizing human journalism in the next phase.


Journalists and trainers Lina Al-Shawaf, Mais Katt, Loujain Haj Youssef, Mounir Al-Ayoubi, Mohsen Ibrahim and Tamam Al-Moubayed, with the support of Ahmed Jebali, will provide structured training, which is designed to meet the needs of each of the aforementioned radios separately.


The training will be adapted to suit the capabilities, needs and target audience of these Yemeni media establishments, in order to promote their editorial policies and journalistic code of ethics.


The training will also cover studying journalism and media institutions’ crisis response strategies, and the types, modes and topics of media content, as well as to the best practices related to field coverage and the safety of the radio team and correspondents.


The RMD professional trainers provide training services to establishments and individuals, including institutions and journalists in Syria, North Africa, Yemen, Libya and Iraq, in cooperation with leading Arab and international organizations that support free media in the Arab World.

2020-09-27 Uncategorized0


In a collaboration between the French Agency for Media Development (CFI), and the Humanitarian Aid and Journalism organization(AHJ), and with the support of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. a virtual seminar is organized to launch a project “Makanati”.


The “Makanati” project encourages a wider participation of women in Iraqi and Yemeni societies and a better understanding by the local population of the challenges they face, particularly through the production and dissemination of information about women.


It also aims to raise awareness among journalists and future journalists of the subject of gender equality in the media and women’s rights.


In 28-29 September 2020 ،The “Makanati” Seminar consists of 4 sessions, on Zoom platform in French and Arabic with English and Kurdish translations.


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The journalist, Lina Al-Shawaf, will participate in moderating one of the discussion sessions in the seminar, namely: “Media and Gender in Iraq and Yemen: Analysis of the situation”.


The main objective of this seminar, is to create a constructive dialogue between 100 journalists and experts in media and gender, as well as with activists and students in journalism, or representatives of civil society organizations and governmental organizations about the current role of women in media in Iraq and Yemen today.


The seminar will examine the latest developments, difficulties and challenges that are encountered, and will shed light on existing initiatives as well as sharing concepts and building a common vision of the “place” women should have in the Media in their respective countries, and within their specific contexts.

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