Arab women journalists to meet in Jordan

Some 50 print, radio, television and internet journalists - all of them women from around the Middle East - will gather to discuss their profession in Jordan's capital Amman on Monday.

Arab women journalists to meet in Jordan
Some 50 print, radio, television and internet journalists - all of them women from around the Middle East - will gather to discuss their profession in Jordan's capital Amman on Monday.

The four-day conference is organised by a non-governmental organisation, Amman's Centre of Arab Women Media Professionals (CAWMP), and the German-based Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Entitled 'Arab women in media - between the law and ethics' the gathering aims to generate "a solidarity pact between female Arab media operators," CAWMP president Mahasin al-Imam said.

Discussions would focus on "international challenges and the current telecommunications revolution impact on how Arab women journalists are able to build trust and credibility in the media and with ordinary citizens," she explained.

Delegates attending include media operators form Syria, Lebanon, the Palestinian territories, Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Qatar, Yemen, Sudan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Jordan.

The conference's honorary chair is Princess Basma bint Talal, aunt to Jordan's King Abudullah II.

Source: AKI
Last Mod: 22 Haziran 2007, 21:13
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