Project Title: Responsibility to Report Executive Seminar (R2R Seminar)
Funder: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria
Project Period: September 2014
Location: Abuja FCT
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria engaged the dRPC in collaboration with Prof Abdul Raufu Mustapha of Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University and freelance journalist Femke van Zeijl in 2013 to design and implement a series of seminars on on Conflict Sensitivity Reporting & Information Management. The seminar brought together members of the print and electronic media, information managers in strategic government institutions such as the Policy; stakeholders in civil society organizations; academic researchers from relevant disciplines; and experienced journalists from Nigeria. A follow up training workshop was also organized for the media and Government executives. The workshops resulted in experience sharing, technical capacity to be build for responsible reporting and cross-sectoral networking among Journalists, the Police and Community Stakeholders.