To increase access to accurate, timely, and trusted information to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Internews has launched new projects to combat disinformation and create effective information exchRead more
Central African Republic
The Connecting Citizens to Post-Electoral Political Process in CAR and Refugee Areas (CONNECT) project goal is to provide support for efforts to connect the newly elected CAR Government with its citizens through responsible journalism, in order to support citizen engagement in post-elections political processes that are legitimate and accountable to the public. The CONNECT projects intermediate results are:
- Timeliness, accuracy, and objectivity of media reporting on political processes improved
- Community access to responsible media reporting improved
- Citizens’ input into post-elections political processes enhanced
Internews is working with local partners Réseau des Journalistes pour les Droits de l’Homme (RJDH) and Observatoire des Médias Centrafricains (OMCA) to advance the project goal. . Learn more>>
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