15 October

16 October

WHAF 2019 – Crisis Media Management Training

Where: Turkey, Istanbul, Pullman Hotel and Convention Centre
Duration: Two Days. Tuesday 15/10/2019 – Wednesday 16/10/2019
Time: 09:00 -16:00 (GMT+3)

In partnership with Al Jazeera Media Institute and TRT World, THF organised a media training programme to run in parallel with the WHAF programme. This was for a small cohort of NGOs wanting to develop their capacity in dealing with the media before and during a crises.

*AlJazeera Crisis Media Management

**TRT World Refugee’s Messenger panel discussion:

The discussion will pay special emphasis on the type of terminology and the language which is employed when different media outlets report on a certain refugee or an immigrant crisis. Moreover, the participants will highlight which major themes are more dominant for refugee coverage across different regions. Furthermore, it will raise questions about the battle of frames unfolding about the refugee crisis.

***TRT World Women of War documentary screening

This documentary examines gender-based violence against women in war and focuses on some of the discussions concerning the wider role women have played in combating this very issue in societies ravaged by war.