Discussion Session for Media Professionals | Dec 18-19, 2021

To conclude this consecutive training and discussion that happened through the course of three weeks (which started on December 04); MERSA Media Institute organized the final two – days training and discussion session for media professionals from Addis Ababa, Adama and SNNPR on December 18 &19, 2021 in Adama, Ethiopia. The event started off with a presentation by Solomon Goshu; media law expert and the chairperson of the Media Law Working Group, on the drafting

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Training & discussion with parliamentarians | Dec 11-12, 2021

Previous Next Following up, honorable Etsegenet Mengistu; Chair of Justice and Democracy Standing Committee of the House of Peoples’ Representatives, gave the opening remark and led a panel discussion on the way forward for media development. The panel had a robust discussion on the challenges of media development and the way forward with Mohammed Idris and Solomon Goshu as panelists. The participants pointed out their concerns and questions which were addressed by the panelists; concluding

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Event for state regulators from Ethiopian Media Authority | Dec 04-05, 2021

Since mid – 2018 Ethiopia has been reviewing and amending laws that regulate institutions of democratic governance, the private sector and civil society. Policy and regulatory reform processes in the context of political transition are characterized by a brief window of opportunity before consolidation of democracy or otherwise. It is critical that major media policy, legal and regulatory reforms in Ethiopia take advantage of the opportunities presented during this transitional period. Using this window of

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