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Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 6) : Social Media and Security Sector Governance

Journalists and other members of the media often acknowledge the importance of strengthening their role in security sector governance. However, many media practitioners still face various obstacles and tend to encounter special challenges when reporting on security-related topics.

As a partial response to the challenges faced by journalists and other members of the media, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) has produced this toolkit for trainers. While the toolkit has been developed in the Arab region and provides practical examples from this region, it has been designed to be used by media trainers in any region of the world.

Tool 6 aims  to give participants a clear understanding of how to use social media in covering security sector topics and events. This includes:

• Understanding what social media is

• Becoming aware of the potential professional advantages of using social media in covering security sector events

• Gaining practical knowledge of how to use specific social media platforms

• Learning how to create and distribute stories related to security by using social media

• Developing awareness of best practices and ethical considerations regarding the use of social media

For full access to Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 6) : Social Media and Security Sector Governance, please follow the link. 

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Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 5) : Reporting Community Safety

Journalists and other members of the media often acknowledge the importance of strengthening their role in security sector governance. However, many media practitioners still face various obstacles and tend to encounter special challenges when reporting on security-related topics.

As a partial response to the challenges faced by journalists and other members of the media, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) has produced this toolkit for trainers. While the toolkit has been developed in the Arab region and provides practical examples from this region, it has been designed to be used by media trainers in any region of the world.

Tool 5 aims to give participants a clear understanding about media freedom in connection to security sector governance. This includes the following learning objectives:

• Understanding the role of the media in reporting issues related to community safety

• Identifying the root-causes of community safety issues

• Planning for a news report on community safety issues

• Writing a news report on an issue related to crime, crime prevention or community safety

• Applying an ethics checklist for covering community safety issues (additional activity)

For full access to Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 5) : Reporting Community Safety, please follow the link. 

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Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 4) : Access to Information and Security Sector Governance

Journalists and other members of the media often acknowledge the importance of strengthening their role in security sector governance. However, many media practitioners still face various obstacles and tend to encounter special challenges when reporting on security-related topics.

As a partial response to the challenges faced by journalists and other members of the media, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) has produced this toolkit for trainers. While the toolkit has been developed in the Arab region and provides practical examples from this region, it has been designed to be used by media trainers in any region of the world.

Tool 4 aims to give participants a clear understanding of the objectives, principles and structure of access to information laws. The session also allows participants to better understand how to request access to information held by government bodies and how to deal with authorities’ denials to disclose information on grounds of national security.

For full access to Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 4) : Access to Information and Security Sector Governance, please follow the link. 

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Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 3) : Media Freedom and Security Sector Governance

Journalists and other members of the media often acknowledge the importance of strengthening their role in security sector governance. However, many media practitioners still face various obstacles and tend to encounter special challenges when reporting on security-related topics.

As a partial response to the challenges faced by journalists and other members of the media, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) has produced this toolkit for trainers. While the toolkit has been developed in the Arab region and provides practical examples from this region, it has been designed to be used by media trainers in any region of the world.

Tool 3 aims to give participants a clear understanding about media freedom in connection to security sector governance. 

For full access to Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 3) : Media Freedom and Security Sector Governance, please follow the link. 

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Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 2) : The Media and Security Sector Governance

Journalists and other members of the media often acknowledge the importance of strengthening their role in security sector governance. However, many media practitioners still face various obstacles and tend to encounter special challenges when reporting on security-related topics.

As a partial response to the challenges faced by journalists and other members of the media, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) has produced this toolkit for trainers. While the toolkit has been developed in the Arab region and provides practical examples from this region, it has been designed to be used by media trainers in any region of the world.

Tool 2 aims to give participants a working knowledge of what the security sector and what security sector governance (SSG) are.

For full access to Media Toolkit for Trainers (Tool 2) : The Media and Security Sector Governance, please follow the link. 

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