Portuguese Language Workshop for Journalists - Capacity building of media professionals in East Timor for the provision of reliable information to the public

East Timor

Sector: Media

Partners: Secretaria de Estado da Comunicação Social de Timor (SECOMS)

Budget/duration: EUR 800 000/48 months

Aim of Intervention

To help improve people’s understanding of matters relating to the media, economy, finance, law and further increase their general knowledge through Portuguese language teaching for media professionals.

This workshop will help make an important contribution to the improvement of content published in Portuguese as part of the national strategy for this sector.

The aim of this project is to provide Portuguese language training for about 150 media professionals and 40 others involved in translation work, media training and the East Timor government’s press office.