Improving Cross-Border Reporting: Journalists Exchange and Dialogue Between India and Pakistan


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When: Nov 30 2016 (All day) until Dec 4 2016 (All day)
Where: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Thirty-two journalists from 14 leading Indian and Pakistani news organizations will meet in Colombo to map out cross-border reporting projects that they can print and broadcast in 2017. The Dialogue will include speakers, media training and leadership workshops. Most time will be devoted to building networks and planning bilateral media projects.

The Dialogue is the capstone event for a two-year project that took Indian and Pakistani teams on reporting trips to their neighbor country. 

The keynote speaker will be Mr. Gayantha Karunathilaka, Honourable Minister of Parliamentary Reforms & Mass Media for the Government of Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan journalists, including EWC media alumni, will join the participants at a networking reception on the first evening.

Primary Contact Info:
Name: Susan Kreifels
Phone: 808-944-7176