1 young men and women interested in social journalism participated in training sessions within the project “Huna Sawtak.. Sawt Al Nahda”, which seeks to strengthen the voices of young people and enable them to contribute to bringing about positive change in their societies by giving them a platform aimed at stimulating dialogue, providing an outlet for young people to express themselves and their comunitiy issues constructively, and produce their own contributions to address issues and topics such as refugee, women, youth, and social cohision.
These sessions were held online between 22nd of Nov 2020 until the 14th of Dec 2020,and and covered various topics such as psychosocial support, dialogue and conflict management, specialized training courses in human rights journalism and digital storytelling. The training sessions witnessed vivid interactions and discussions between participants who discussed their communities issues. At the end of the training, the participants who were selected as part of #Alnahda_Youth competition for social journalism produced short video clips and articles to be shared on Huna Sawtak platform.
This project comes within ARDD’s youth enablement and social cohision programs, and as part of its endeavors to ensure the right to information and freedom of expression. The program was implemented in partnership with (RNW Media). It is an international organization based in the Netherlands, whose work is based on building digital societies to achieve social change, and the creation of online platforms that take into account the design of strategies related to content, participation and moderation.