Short course Media and Humanitarian Action - Approaches and Challenges 2019

Information

Period

20 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

Location

Genève

Registration

See information
10 days before the beginning of the course

Fees:

CHF 1'500.-

Objectives

• Explain the media landscape (global & local) and the opportunities and challenges it presents to humanitarian organisations • Analyse the impact of the digital media revolution • Apply a media mapping tool and craft messages for the media • Develop critical analysis of the influence and power of the media and the benefits of proactive media relations • Reflect on the ethical dimensions of the relationship between journalists and humanitarian actors and of the production of news by the latter

Audience

Professional in humanitarian action who wishes to improve competencies in communications and media relations
Communication professional wishing to develop understanding of the humanitarian sector

Programme

Journalists-Aid Actors Interactions • The Use of Digital Media • Effective Oral Communication • Making Humanitarian News • Radio Interview • Traditional Media: Between independence and instrumentalisation • TV Interview • Management of a Crisis Communication: Press conference

Director(s)

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva

Coordinator(s)

Jean-Marc BIQUET, CERAH

Number of participants

Le nombre de participants est adapté à la pédagogie choisie.

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