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IMPACT Justice project to host media law workshop in Barbados
Published on February 20, 2016 Email To Friend    Print Version

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Media personnel from across the region are scheduled to attend a media law workshop hosted by the Canadian government-funded project Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice). IMPACT Justice, which is a regional justice sector reform project, is being implemented from within the Caribbean Law Institute Centre, UWI, Cave Hill Campus.

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The workshop, which takes place from February 23 – 24 at the Radisson Aquatica Resort, Barbados, falls under the project’s public legal education component. The topics to be presented are aimed at addressing the rights of the media; the role of the media in educating the public about their rights and the media’s duty to act responsibly.

The workshop will commence with an opening ceremony at which Dr Margaret Gail Miller, senior director to the Caribbean Regional Programme and director for Canada to the Caribbean Development Bank, will deliver remarks on behalf of the government of Canada. Prof. Velma Newton, regional project director of IMPACT Justice, will provide an introduction to the project.

Commenting on the goals of the workshop, Newton stated, “It is expected that the delivery of this programme will result in increased knowledge of the rights of journalists and the legal parameters within which they are expected to operate; increased knowledge of the rights of the public in relation to the media and an overall awareness of the principles of responsible journalism.”
 
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