IPDC project priority: Human Resource Development
Project approved in 1996.
To improve the standard of journalism in Kyrgyzstan by providing KNSU's Faculty of Journalism with desktop publishing and audiovisual equipment necessary for practical training in all areas of journalism: news reporting, programme production, ethics and media management.
Implemented over the period 1996-1998.
This project formed part of the activities of the Training Centre of the ASBU (Arab States Broadcasting Union, Damascus) whose mission is to provide trained, qualified personnel in all disciplines of radio and television; its aim was to enable trainees from the developing Arab States to spend a period in Damascus taking advantage of the Centre's courses.
The goal of this project was to contribute to training activities at EICTV (International Film and Television School) for film, video and television professionals in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and Africa. The project also aimed to promote the endogenous potential in order to counteract the brain drain factor in this field.