The recently developed Course on Refugee Law for Journalists lays on the legal framework and recognised standards for the protection of refugees. The Course highlights strategies and recommendations for inclusive media policies, which respect uprooted persons and impartially expose events to governments and publics at large. The Course also focuses on the correct terminology to employ when referring to refugees, and the situations they are confronted with. The training highlights the principles making multimedia communication, journalism and information campaigns key tools for positively shaping perceptions, attitudes and policies towards people in need of protection.
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