Jordan: World Radio Day Celebration
25 Feb 10:30 - 25 Feb 12:30, Yarmouk University, Faculty of Mass Communication, Amman, Jordan
Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammad al Momani, Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications and Jordan Government Spokesman, an event will be held to celebrate World Radio Day, in the framework of the EU-funded projects NET-MED Youth and “Support to Media in Jordan”. The commemoration will feature a panel discussion on radio, sports coverage and their role in challenging stereotypes, promoting a balanced coverage of men's and women's sports and a fair portrayal of sportspeople irrespective of gender. The activity follows a week-long training on sports reporting that benefitted ten young radio staff and volunteers at Yarmouk FM.
Activities building skills among youth organizations and young journalists; to enhance youth representation in media and promote freedom of expression, media and information literacy and youth-generated media content.
Activities joining youth organizations, employment experts and different national stakeholders to engage in dialogue and work together on unemployment solutions and skills needs.
Activities empowering youth to participate in the communal and national development, revision and implementation of national youth strategies and public policies.