First Combined Pakistan and Afghan Conflict Reporting Course Print

Region/country: Afghanistan and Pakistan

Timeframe/dates: 2008

Funder: British High Commission in Pakistan

Partners: Intermedia Islamabad

Project Description

This course was the first joint course for Pakistani and Afghan journalists on Conflict Reporting. Held in London in March 2008, the course was organized by Intermedia Islamabad and the Media Diversity Institute, with the support of the British High Commission in Pakistan. During the two-week course, journalists explored the practical, theoretical and management issues of working in conflict zones. The most important aim of the training was to build the capacity of journalists from Pakistan and Afghanistan in reporting on conflict and post-conflict issues through exposure to successful, high profile case studies on conflict resolution