National Forum of Community of Radios in Kenya
Masakazu Shibata: Celebration of World Radio Day in Kenya
UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa has organized this National Forum owing to communities’ central role in development in Mtito Andei, from 13 to 14 February 2013. This joint initiative between various UN Agencies and Programmes, National Media stakeholders and community media practitioners will be an opportunity for community radio stations and their serving communities to voice and share their experiences with the world; engage with communities and listener audience by applying New Media and ICT tools with the traditional media format to develop radio programmes.
This 2-day event will bring together community radio practitioners, journalists and local communities from across Kenya. It will provide a platform for communication among members of local communities to be able to address historical, current and anticipated issues within their communities through community media. The event will highlight the role of community radio in addressing social, economic and political issues that affect the very fabric of society.
|Type of Event||Category 7-Seminar and Workshop|
|Start||13.02.2013 09:00 local time|
|End||14.02.2013 17:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Du Toit, Jaco|
|Contact||Jaco du Toit (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Venue||Mangelete Community Radio|
|Street||Mangelete Community Radio|
|Permanent Delegation Contact|
|Language of Event||English|
|Estimated number of participants||60|
|Official Website||World Radio Day 2013|