BIRN Bosnia to train journalists in Uganda

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BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina will hold a week long training seminar for 16 journalists from Uganda at the end of February.

Journalists from this African country will be tought about the work of the International Criminal Court and how to report on upcoming trials there.

The training – to be held in Kampala February 26 to March 2, 2007 – will bring together representatives of the ICC prosecution and registry, Human Rights Watch officials, Coalition for the ICC activists and leading trainers in court reporting, to seek ways of improving coverage of the ICC in the country.

The project is sponsored by UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.