The International Anti – Corruption Academy, IACA, has opened applications for an interactive three-day roundtable, tagged “The Power of the Pen” to media representatives from different regions of the world.
The roundtable provides an opportunity to examine and overcome obstacles to ethical reporting, challenges to fair and thorough investigative journalism in the field of corruption and develop best practices based upon case studies with well-known journalist from all over the world.
The first Power of the Pen roundtable took place from October 1 to 3, 2012. It brought together 15 journalists from the Middle East and North Africa region who had shown ability and principle in journalist and broadcast reporting.
The second caters to practitioners in Sub-Saharan Africa and is to hold in Ghana.
The programme targets groups and Individuals who have practiced principled journalism and currently work in the field of print, broadcast or photographic media.
Tuition fee for the programme and accommodation arrangements will be covered by IACA.
The language of instruction is English but there will also be interpretation into another UN language if necessary.
Certificates will be awarded to participants on completion of programme.
Deadline for the application December 17, 2013. Click here to apply.