7th November 2017
By Tom Law

Role of Media in Peace and Women’s Empowerment for Africa’s Development

UN-AU Africa Senior Media Dialogue 2017

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 16-17 November 2017

“Role of Media in Peace and Women’s Empowerment for Africa’s development: Making Agenda 2063 a Reality for All”

The Africa Senior Media Dialogue was organised by the African Media Initiative (AMI) in collaboration with the co-chairs of the Advocacy, Information, Communication and Culture Cluster of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) for Africa.

The event was held at the Headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 16th and 17th November 2017.

As a partner of the Media Excellence Awards and a staunch supporter of AMI’s efforts to promote ethical journalism, the EJN was represented by Tom Law.

For background about the EJN’s programme of work in Africa see the blog written by Aidan White after the EJN’s roundtable in Nairobi held from October 30-31st – last week – Confronting hate speech and promoting self-regulation in Africa – as well as the declaration from the meeting – Journalism for Democracy in the Digital Age of Ethical Journalism