Nineteen Kurdistan Journalists Benefit from IFJ Safety Training in Irbil

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has completed a hugely positive safety training workshop for Kurdistan journalists based in the city of Irbil.

Held in Irbil in collaboration with the Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate from 26 - 28 June, 19 journalists and photographers from the city took part in the training which was run by trainer Mohamed Aqrawi.

The training covered a number of prominent themes including the practical steps to support the security and safety of journalists, cyber security and the security of women journalists.

The workshop was held as part of the IFJ’s Building a Culture of Safety for Journalists in the Middle East and Arab World and was funded by the NMFA (Norwegian ministry of Foreign Affairs).

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The IFJ represents more than 600 000 journalists in 134 countries