ILO and ACM to host regional media workshop on Communicating Rights at Work

The Workshop will provide journalists and other media professionals with the knowledge and skills to use international labour standards in their media reporting This will have the effect of raising public awareness of internationally-recognized human rights at work and their relevance to social and labour issues and national development.

News | 26 September 2011
The ILO Office for the Caribbean and the ILO's International Training Centre (ITC), in collaboration with the Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) will host a regional media workshop entitled "Communicating Rights at Work" from 28-30 September 2011 at the Hilton Trinidad Conference Centre in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Workshop will provide journalists and other media professionals with the knowledge and skills to use international labour standards in their media reporting This will have the effect of raising public awareness of internationally-recognized human rights at work and their relevance to social and labour issues and national development.

The Workshop, which is based on a five-day media course offered by the ITC based in Turin, Italy, throughout the world, is being adapted to the Caribbean context for journalists from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

Tutors and contributors will include communication experts, ILO specialists on International Labour Standards as well as international and Caribbean journalists.