BNUB sponsors training on pre-electoral coverage for media correspondants
10 October 2013 - Approximately 30 journalists from national and local radio stations, national news agency and newspapers took part in a workshop for regional correspondants held in Gitega from 9 to 11 October and focused on « media coverage during the pre-electoral period ». The training was organi-zed by Burundian Journalists’ Union (UBJ) and sponsored by BNUB as part of the office’s national capacity reinforce-ment program.
In his remarks, BNUB Public Information officer Vladimir Monteiro reiterated the Office and the UN system in Bu-rundi commitment to continue working with the Govern-ment and other media actors towards the reinforcement of media professionalization, the promotion of press free-dom and the establishment of a peaceful environment in view of the preparations for 2015 elections.
Also related to media and 2015 elections, BNUB on 11 October host a meeting of bilateral and multilateral part-ners to discuss ways regarding their collaboration with Burundian media.