Community Radio Training in Bangladesh in line with WSIS Action plan

Details of the organization
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication
Civil society entities

Information about the project
Community Radio Training in Bangladesh in line with WSIS Action plan
1. Develop Dynamic Community Drama programming on issues of transparency and anti-corruption 2. Develop training modules and associated materials for Community Radio Practitioners (CRP) on: a. Effective station management b. Basic journalism skills c. Production skills d. Content development e. Governance and corruption issues 3. Provide training for community radio practitioners (50 journalists on each issues) 4. Facilitate seven Community Radio-Government dialogue Forums in each division with 75 government officials, CR practitioners, and members of Advisory Committees in each forum discussing roles and responsibilities for implementing CR 5. Conduct six regional Workshops with 75 participants in each workshop representing participation from comptroller and Auditor General and Anti-Corruption Commission and CRP to discuss the role of CR in reducing corruption
National implementation:
Ongoing from 1-8-2010 to 30-07-2011
Partnership with 116 NGOs

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
      * E-participation
      * Partnerships
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
      * E-government
         * Knowledge management
* Media
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Project
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? Yes