The open event for media of Dnipropetrovsk regionThe open event for media of Dnipropetrovsk region, held with the support of the "Ukrainian initiative strengthening public confidence (UCBI)» and financed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) was arranged on 4th of August. Aims of this event are developing a pool of journalists interested in covering current issues of internally displaced persons and non-discrimination IDPs at all.
According to the program of the event press conference arranged jointly with the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Employment Center took place. It was dedicated to the results of the project "Helping people who are in search of work and potential entrepreneurs in Dnipropetrovsk". Should understand that the coverage of common results, developments and future plans related to internally displaced persons is extremely important, because this fact will attract the attention of citizens who can help and want to help internally displaced persons.
In the second part of the event, training for media devoted to the non-discriminatory coverage the topic of forced resettlement of people from areas with unstable political and military situation was held.
One of the participants, journalist of informational-analytical portal Vladislav Mashkin says about the training: "For me the media discrimination of the issues devoted to IDPs is quite obvious. Today I received comprehensive information how to resist this, because we all media representatives should properly and clearly cover these themes, as it will facilitate seamless integration of internally displaced persons into their host communities".
We are grateful to all the participants of the press conference and training and hope for the further cooperation to help our compatriots.