The overall objective of this capacity building programme is that the participants and their organisations should contribute to the promotion and protection of the institutional frameworks which govern regulation of the media sector. The programme is financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and they have commissioned NIRAS to organise the ITP in cooperation with International Media Support (IMS), Fojo Media Institute/Linnaeus University and Global Reporting Sweden AB.
Five programmes have been initiated so far, with three to be launched in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe starting from 2018, and two in Latin America (Colombia, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala), starting from 2019.
Media Regulation in a Democratic Framework 2018:
Total duration of the programme: May 2018-June 2019
Scheduled courses: In Sweden 10-28 September, 2018, and 2 weeks in February / March 2019 in one of the participating countries.
Eligible countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Deadline for applications: 22 April, 2018
For more information about the programme, please visit Sida's webpage. Click on "ITP course catalogue" to the right and then select year and region to the left. There you can download the programme brochure and application form.