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Media and Elections – Workshop
May 15, 2019 - May 16, 2019
The Nauru Electoral Commission under the Nauru Electoral Support Program held a Media Workshop on 15 and 16 May 2019.
13 journalists from Nauru Media Bureau and 2 journalists from the Governmental Information Office attended.The workshop aimed to provide a solid understanding of the election process, so that journalists can keep the public adequately informed by delivering clear and understandable messages.
In his opening remarks the Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Cain emphasized that the Commission is committed to providing a free, fair and safe elections to the Nauruan community. He also highlighted the role of the Media in delivering clear and accurate information regarding electoral process and fair information on candidate campaign to the public so that they are able to make informed choice on the election day.
The workshop consisted of series of practical exercises though which participants were tasked to develop tools that would help them in the conduct of their work around elections.
The workshop was facilitated by UNDP Consultant Mr. Marek Mracka.