ANFREL, MJN hold media consultation meeting
The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL), in partnership with the Myanmar Journalist Network, organized the first of two consultation meetings with members of the media in Myanmar on 18 December 2019.
Eleven journalists from seven states/regions in the Central and Southern part of Myanmar discussed the issues and challenges they face in covering elections. They were also consulted on the components of a media toolkit and workshop for the media in covering elections.
ANFREL also conducted a second consultation meeting in Mandalay, Myanmar on 18 January 2020.
ANFREL is planning to undertake a workshop for the media in covering elections and publish media toolkit as part of its program to empower electoral stakeholders in Myanmar ahead of the 2020 General Elections.
The program is made possible through the generous support of the Canadian Embassy in Yangon.