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Be part of interventions in media sector – MISA Zambia

24 Mar, 2022
Interventions include but are not limited to; advocating for the enactment of the Access to Information Bill, media self-regulation and the right to free expression.

By Maureen B. Mulenga

MISA Zambia Chairperson Fr. Barnabas Simatende has urged journalists in Western Province to be a part of the various interventions that the institution is carrying out in the media sector and subscribe to MISA Zambia by becoming members of the institution.

Speaking in Mongu during a training on Social Protection, Fr. Simatende explained to the journalists present the various interventions that MISA Zambia is carrying out in the media sector including but not limited to; advocating for the enactment of the Access to Information Bill, media self-regulation and ultimately, the right to free expression.

MISA Zambia was in the Province carrying out a capacity building training for journalists on Social Protection reporting. The training is one of the many that the institution has implemented in various Provinces across the country including, Copperbelt, Central, Muchinga, Northern, Luapula, Eastern, Southern and Lusaka.

The training is being supported by the International Labor Organization (ILO) in partnership with the Zambian government through the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security under the project ‘Building a social protection floor in Zambia’.

About MISA

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) was founded in 1992. Its work focuses on promoting, and advocating for, the unhindered enjoyment of freedom of expression, access to information and a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media.

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