Training workshop for environmental journalists of Eastern Nile Basin countries

2019-12-16

Workshop participants

Research School of International Water Cooperation of the Department of Peace and Conflict Research collaborated with Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) to organize a training workshop for environmental journalists of Eastern Nile Basin countries at Bishoftu, Ethiopia from 9 December to 13 December 2019. Twenty journalists from Egypt, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Sudan had participated in this workshop, which was directed by Dr. Mats Eriksson of SIWI and Professor Ashok Swain of the Department of Peace and Conflict Research. The workshop had particularly focused on the reporting of Nile River dispute as Eastern Nile Basin Countries with the help of US mediation are presently negotiating over the operation of a large dam (GEERD) being built by Ethiopia.  

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