The Liberia Economic Journalists Association(LEJA) in partnership with the Coalition for Transparency and Accountability in Education (COTAE) will this Friday, January 30, 2015 begin a two-day workshop for reporters in the Health and Educational sector as well as those involved with reporting economic and business issues.
According to a release signed by LEJA Secretary General, Mr. Timothy T. Seaklon, the workshop intends to increase reporters’ understanding of the protocol for the reopening of schools amidst the fight against Ebola.
The training workshop will also expose Health Education and Financial reporters to actions that should be taken by authorities at various school campuses as Liberia continue to combat the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). It will also highlight the economic disadvantages brought upon the country as a result of the Ebola crisis and eventually increase the knowledge of reporters involved with reporting economic and business issues.
Individuals expected to serve as facilitators at the workshop are former Deputy Information Minister, Mr. NorrisTweh, New Republic Managing Editor, Mr. Ellis Togba and the Liberia Economic Journal’s Publisher, Mr. Doe S.K. Davies who will focus on the school opening protocol, while Mr. Robert S.K. Doe, former Deputy National Debt Manager at the Ministry of Finance will facilitate the Economic forum.
The workshop which is to be held at the Market Place on Carey Street, Monrovia is expected to bring together thirty reporters.