Canada supports journalists and freedom of expression in Ecuador and Honduras
The threat is real: 63 journalists and communicators were killed in Honduras between 2001 and 2015. Fear of punishments has contributed to self-censorship and eroded the quality of journalism in Ecuador and Honduras. Training, professionalization and public support by the international community are needed.
[Honduras, Ecuador, Mai 2017]
Training journalism students to promote a public culture of respect through data visualization
Since 2011, Lebanon has been facing major challenges ranging mainly from the important influx of Syrian refugees in the country, the political vacuum that has lasted more than two years as well as the garbage crisis, which made the citizens take to the streets.
[Labanon, Mai 2017]
Canada protecting freedom of the press and “bringing ASEAN to the people”
Not only are journalists fighting for their right to report freely in Southeast Asia, they are also struggling to write powerful stories.
[Southest Asia, March 2017]
Canada in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Protecting journalists
Canada helps prevent violence against journalists by providing training on responsible journalism to journalists who report on political processes in the DRC.
[The Democratic Republic of Congo, December 2015]
Canada in Maghreb: Training Journalists #Canada4Rights
Freedom of information and an active, diverse and independent media are key for a democratic society. Training local journalists about on how to investigate and report on human rights issues helps.
[Maghreb, June 2015]
Canada in Ghana: Data Journalism and Visual Storytelling
One of the challenges of modern journalism is learning how to communicate about data and how to share the stories that live inside the numbers. Canada’s training journalists to navigate public and private data sources, to understand and interpret the numbers, and how to find a news story within the information
[Ghana, March 2014]
Canada in India: closing the gender gap
Canada supported the Laadli Media and Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity to encourage positive images of women and girls in India
[India, March 2015]
Canada in Kuwait: Human rights through storytelling
Canada invited a trainer from Journalists for Human Rights, one of Canada’s leading international media development organizations, to share knowledge with Kuwaiti activists and reporters from local Arab and English newspapers.
[Kuwait, April 2014]
Canada in Ghana: Broadcasting the fight against Early Forced Marriage
The High Commission of Canada in Ghana supported a media forum that broadcasted a conversation on the radio airways in an attempt to educate the public about Early Forced Marriages, and their negative impacts on women and children.
[Ghana, August 2013]
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