The first week of the training will be conducted by IRFS’ own IT expert, the second week by a local expert and the third week by Anton Chiriaev from Radio Liberty in Prague. The training will also include training on local legislation governing the media and professional reporting skills. These parts of the training will be carried out by Baku State University Journalism Professor Zeynal Mammedli and Media Rights Institute Director Rashid Hajili.
Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a diploma.
IRFS asks that any Azerbaijani journalist or blogger interested in participating fill out the application form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, 31 July 2008 at 10 p.m. The application is available on IRFS’ website at http://www.irfs.az/content/view/1087/28/.
For more information call Emin Huseynov at (50)398-4838.