are happy to announce that Academy for Educational
Development (AED)/ Bangladesh Human Rights Advocacy
Program (BHRAP) is going to organize a Training Program
for journalists from print and broadcast media
The aim of this training program is to improve standards
in human rights investigative reporting in Bangladesh
The Training Program will be facilitated by two renowned
international journalists namely:
Lewis M. Simons: (1997 - present) National Geographic
writer. He has worked for Time magazine, Knight-Ridder
Newspapers, The Washington Post etc.: Covered Bangladesh
during the Liberation War in 1971 and did follow-up
coverage of Bangladesh for three years afterward.
He won the Pulitzer Prize 1986 for International Reporting;
American Newspaper Guild, Grand Prize and Investigative
Deborah J. Winsten: (1989 – present) Media Development
Journalism Trainer; She has worked for, Timebound
Program Tanzania, Technical Assistance Trainer; LEAP
Nigeria, Radio Development Assessment Consultant;
One World Radio & AIDS Radio, North America Project
Manager; Radio Free Asia, Producer; Voice of America,
Special English News writer; WRC-AM, Producer; Harvard
University, Broadcast Media Specialist.
The training program will also be facilitated by other
local eminent journalists.
Program Date: January 25-29, 2004
How to apply: Interested journalists
are requested to apply directly to AED/BHRAP, Suit:
304, Prime View, 7, Gulshan Avenue (South), Gulshan-1,
-A copy of latest Curriculum Vitae (no longer than
-A brief letter explaining their interest in the program;
-Three samples of what s/he considers her/his best
Deadline for Application: January
Only selected participants will be contacted, no application
processed after the deadline date.
' Women are specially encouraged to apply'
For more information please contact:
Bangladesh Human Rights Advocacy Program
Academy for Educational Development (AED)
Tel: +88 02 881 1485 Ext.107
Mobile: 0171 289465