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.

BBG provides critical health reporting training in Tblisi, Georgia

Lali Khabulava and Tamara Mamatelashvili

Thirty four journalists, journalism educators and communication officers participated in an August 16-18 seminar on crisis health reporting hosted by the Broadcasting Board of Governors at the Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia. The BBG Seminar on Avian Influenza, Other Pandemic Diseases and Disaster Preparedness featured lectures, roundtable discussions, group work, case studies and hands-on social media platform sessions for reporting on influenza and natural disaster issues.

VOA welcomes Russian journalists

Russian Fellows in TV studio

Six Russian journalists from Buryatia, a Western region near the Mongolian border, spent two weeks with the Voice of America (VOA) as part of a unique fellowship supported by the Library of Congress’ Open World Leadership Center.