The Human Rights Journalists Network is holding a one-day capacity building workshops for media professionals, especially human rights journalists.
The one-day online workshop with the theme “Watching, Investigating, and Reporting Human Rights in Nigeria” is scheduled to hold on August 15th, 2020.
The training session which is supported by BONews Service, an online development news platform, will be facilitated by Dr. Babatunde Olugboji, Deputy Program Director at Human Rights Watch, a global Human Rights organization.
In a press statement signed by the co-ordinator of the network, Kehinde Adegboyega, he disclosed that the training is part of the community’s mission to build capacity for members and collaborations with Human Rights organizations.
He said, “As a means of achieving our mission, we intend to also build the capacity of journalists in the network on human rights laws, advocacy, and issues so they can be better equipped to address and report human rights issues in the country.”
Adegboyega noted that the group work with human rights organizations across the country and continue to seek areas of partnership and collaboration.
He noted that “since the inception of the group last year we have organized, collaborated, and mobilized for different virtual capacity development training for members.
“These trainings have featured experts from Nigeria Health Watch, Citizens Gavel, CEE-HOPE Nigeria and Amnesty International, Nigeria.”
Interested participants are expected to register via – https://rb.gy/ag33v0
Human Rights Journalists Network is a community of Nigerian Human Rights journalists spread over the country with the aim and mission to build collaboration and advance human rights in Nigeria.