Lead trainer / Multimedia consultant
UNESCO Training South Sudan
Promoting an enabling environment for freedom of expression: Global action with special focus on the Arab Region
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
The two weeks training that has been carried out within the framework of UNESCO’s project on promoting an enabling environment for freedom of expression, a global action with special focus on the Arab region and South Sudan, has focused on six key areas; basic Journalism skills including freedom of expression, history of photography, best practices in digital photojournalism including photo essay development, photography as a profession in a country in conflict (Conflict sensitive reporting); computer skills in editing photos using digital software and Ethics in photojournalism.
The training focused on strengthening the skills of mid-career photojournalists, videographers and journalists from South Sudan working in environments such as conflict-stressed states and emerging democracies.
Participants: 20 South Sudanese participants, 10 female and 10 Male young photojournalists