REGIONAL CORE COURSE "A" - TO STRENGTHENING MEDIA OVERSEIGHT OF THE EXTRACTIVE SECTORS CLASS OF 2016 - TANZANIA

THE MEDIA PLAY A KEY ROLE IN SUPPORTING GOOD POLICIES AND BUILDING WELL-GOVERNED SOCIATIES THAT ASPIRE TO RAISING THE LIVING STANDARDS OF THEIR CITIZENS. THROUGH THEIR REPORTING,INVESTIGATIONS, AND ANALYSES, JOURNALISTS CAN MOVE POLICY MAKERS TO MAKE RIGHT DECISIONS, EXPOSE UNETHICAL AND CORRUPT PRACTICES AND INFORM CITIZENS WHO WILL IN TURN EXERT PRESSURE ON DECISION MAKERS TO BE TRANSPARENT,ACCOUNTABLE AND RESPONSIVE TO LEGITIMATE PUBLIC EXPECTATIONS.

 

THE JOUNALIST's ENVIRONMENTAL ASSOCIATION OF TANZANIA (JET) IS HOSTING AN INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON STRENGHTENING MEDIA OVERSEIGHT OF THE EXTRACTIVE SECTORS THAT HAS DRAWN PARTICIPANTS FROM TANZANIA,UGANDA AND GHANA. THE TRAINING STARTSFROM  OCTOBER 17 - 28,2016 IN DAR ES SALAAM AT WHITE SANDS HOTEL AND THERE AFTER A FIELD VISIT TO MTWARA TO SEE VARIOUS GAS INFRASTRUCTURE SITES AND RELATED FACILITIES, SO AS TOENABLE PARTICIPANTS TO LINK THEORY AND ACTUAL SITUATIONS ON THE GROUND.