Reporting Diversity: a media programme to promote inter-community dialogue and moderate voices as a means to prevent religious radicalisation in Egypt Print

GirlsRegion/country: Egypt

Timeframe/dates: 2008-2011

Funder: UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Partners: British Council Cairo, The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies

This three year media programme promoted inter-community dialogue and moderate voices as a means to prevent religious radicalisation in Egypt. The project advanced journalism education and journalism skills through hands-on production training for practicing journalists and through development and implementation of specialized university curricula related to responsible reporting on social and cultural diversity in general, and religious diversity (cross religious and intra-religious) in particular. The main activities included Reporting Diversity Curricula Development (RDCD) workshops and a mentoring programme for Egyptian journalism academics and production-oriented training courses for Egyptian journalists.