Training for Journalists on 'Media and Human Rights' was conducted at the Institute of Law and Human Rights

On February 28, a training session on 'Media and Human Rights' was conducted for journalists through the joint initiative of the Institute of Law and Human Rights (the Institute) and the Media Development Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Mr. Mahammad Guluzade, Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Law and Human Rights, delivered an introductory address during the training session, furnishing media representatives with general information about the Institute's activities. The Chairman emphasized the vital role of media representatives in regular coverage of the Institute's work in protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms in the press, stating that this training session was organized to address common issues regarding human rights violations frequently found in news reports disseminated by the media.

In his speech, Mr. Ahmad Ismayilov, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Media Development Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, highly commended the Institute's initiative aimed at ensuring the production of high-quality news in the direction of protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms. He also emphasized that the conducted training session significantly contributes to enhancing the journalists' professionalism and responsibility in obtaining, transmitting, and disseminating such information. Ahmad Ismayilov also informed about the initiatives undertaken by the Media Development Agency for journalists and media entities.

The Institute’s trainers-experts, Gulnaz Alasgarova, and Hamlet Babayev delivered presentation modules covering the topics of 'Media and Human Rights' and 'Ensuring Human Rights in News Coverage'.

During the discussions, questions of interest to journalists were addressed. After the case discussion on the topic, certificates were presented to the media representatives participating in the training session.




Published : 2024-02-28 14:22:00
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