The Broadcasting Board of Governors and Voice of America, in partnership with the Aid and Development Forum, present a pre-conference training on media response during disasters.

Town hall meeting engages community in rural Burundi

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More than 1,000 people gathered in rural Burundi on January 26 to discuss the topic of family planning and other public health issues. The BBG’s Office of Development organized the town hall in Kirundo, a city about 135 miles from Bumjumbara, the capital of Burundi.

BBG Hosts Training for Journalists in Moldova

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Over 70 journalists, international law experts, government officials, judiciary and law enforcement officials, and civil society representatives came together on October 17 in Chisinau, Moldova, for a conference hosted by the BBG in cooperation with Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The meeting, titled “The Media and the Judiciary in Moldova: Building Mutual Trust, Promoting Accountability and Engaging Citizens,” was held to help local journalists better cover the judicial system in Moldova, particularly corruption issues.