A 3-Day training workshop aimed at building the capacity of frontline journalists in the area investigative journalism on free movement and migration took place at the Ejisu Juabeng Forestry commission in the Ashanti Region from 4th to 6th December this year.
25 participants from both electronic and printing media made way in the training.
4 Resource personnels from different noble institution including Dr. Delali M. Badasu the Regional Institute for population/centre for migration studies, university of Ghana, Media réponse, City Fm among others took the trainees in Regular and irregular migration and Human trafficking, transnational migrants and investigative journalism experience and the best practices and many other relevant modules.
The Executive Director of Media Response, Mr Samuel Dodoo said the training would strengthen the capacities of frontline journalists to conduct investigative journalism on free movement and migration and enhance their ability to disseminate qualitative information and educate the public on ECOWAS free movement and migration issues.
Other major stakeholders from regional ISD, GIS, IOM, GNA, GIBA, GJA and ILO took part in the training and it was funded by the European Union and Ecowas commission.