Media Empowerment on Human Rights Workshop
21 – 25 May 2012
The Media Empowerment on Human Rights Workshop (the Workshop) was organized by Gmedia in cooperation with Fundamedios and Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism during the May 2012 UPR session. The review of Ecuador and Tunisia were targeted for the workshop. A total number of 14 journalists were invited to Geneva to attend the workshop and the UPR sessions: six from Tunisia, six from Ecuador, and two from Jordan.
The Workshop was structured around a number of panels, plenary sessions, group works and role-plays facilitated by expert trainers. Panelists were among the most experienced and knowledgeable human rights experts from media (Reporters Without Borders - RSF, Fundamedios, Center for Defending the Freedom of Journalists - CDFJ), United Nations Agencies (OHCHR), and International NGOs (World Organization Against Torture - OMCT, International Film Festival on Human Rights - FIFDH, Mandat International, UPR-Info, and International Commission of Jurists - ICJ).