Three-Day Workshop of Fact-Checking Capacity Building and Fight against Disinformation for Regional CSOs
- August 2, 2021
- Category: Announcements
Within the framework of the “Regional CSOs Against Disinformation” project, implemented with the support of the Lithuanian Embassy in Armenia and Lithuanian Development Cooperation, the Public Journalism Club announces a call for a three-day CSO capacity building workshop.
This project will promote the establishment of a network of CSOs trained in the fight against disinformation, within the framework of which it is possible to further expand cooperation.
Who can participate in this workshop?
- The workshop can be attended by representatives of non-governmental organizations, foundations, non-profit/other non-governmental organizations registered in the regions of the Republic of Armenia.
- CSO communication, public relations and project management experts.
- Individuals, volunteers and representatives of organizations with non-institutional involvement (short-term) may not participate in this training.
How to participate in the workshop?
To participate in the capacity-building workshop you need:
In the subject line of the letter it is obligatory to mention “Regional CSOs against Disinformation – the name of the organization”.
What are the selection criteria?
Applications received for the training will be considered by an independent committee in accordance with the following criteria:
- Availability and diversity of communication platforms,
- Existence of communication strategy and objectives of developing communication strategy,
- The need and importance for capacity building for the organisation in the context of the fight against disinformation, fake news and fact-checking.
- Implemented / being implemented and/ or projects to be implemented / portfolio.
- The motivation of the applicant organization.
- Relevant work experience of the applicant.
Workshop call deadlines
- The deadline to apply for the workshop is August 6, 2021.
- The deadline for processing the applications is August 15, 2021.
- Deadline for notification of results to applicants is August 20, 2021.
- Workshop dates: the second half of September (three days, which will include Saturday and Sunday).
The PJC covers all the travel, accommodation and food expenses of the selected applicants.
In case of incomplete applications and/or submitted documents, the applicant’s application will not be considered.
For questions, you can write a letter to Alexander Martirosyan, PJC communication expert, at [email protected].
You can get acquainted with the details of the project by visiting the PJC website.
The Public Journalism Club (PJC) has been working to combat disinformation for many years, implementing numerous local and international projects to develop media literacy, critical thinking, fact-checking, and information verification skills among the society (youth, adults, preschools, etc.). for.
Nowadays, the identification of disinformation is becoming more and more complicated, new platforms are emerging, new tools are being created, technologies are growing day by day, which stimulate the circulation of information as much as they create fertile ground for manipulations, dissemination of fake news and disinformation.
Identifying fake news among different groups of the society is a complicated process, which is always supported by PJC. This time, the PJC is organizing a three-day capacity building workshop for regional CSO representatives.
* This event is organized by the Public Journalism Club with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Armenia and Lithuanian Development Cooperation.