Baku, November 27, AZERTAC
The British Council Azerbaijan, in partnership with PASHA Bank, have launched a training programme for journalists covering business topics in the media. The project is aimed at strengthening professional competencies and skills of the national media through a special training programme tailored to the needs of the selected journalists.
The British Council and PASHA Bank have selected 11 professional business journalists representing the leading news and broadcasting agencies in Azerbaijan. These journalists will undertake customized business reporting course and will visit some of the leading media establishments in the United Kingdom, and meet with prominent business journalists. The first training session will take place in Baku on 28 November and will run for 5 days. In total there will be 3 training sessions.
The programme will be implemented in cooperation with the United Kingdom’s Thomson Foundation which is one of Europe’s biggest media organizations empowering thousands of journalists worldwide to generate and sustain a diverse media and working in over 100 countries towards encouraging the highest ethical and professional standards in media.