Center for Media and Dialogue has announced to hold a conference that will illustrate the role of media in peace process and the vision of 2016 will be held in Warsaw in Poland.
The chairman of Center For Media and Dialogue Mr. Bile Gurhan told the media houses the conference will be held in September 7 2015 which will take place Warsaw city of Poland. Mr. Gurhan said the conference will continue for four days where the experts and media veterans will discuss the role of the media in peace process and the vision of 2016.
The manager of Foundation for Somalia Abdikadir Gabeyre Farah said his organization will sponsor that conference.
Both Gurhan and Farah stressed the need of media to play a great role in peace process and national developments and the importance of the 2016 Vision.
Media experts also agreed that it is crucial and important that media houses should promoted peace and reconciliation process during their meeting in Rotterdam in Holland. Over 50 participants are expected to attend the conference in Poland including, Radio and TV managers, editors, media-owners and correspondents from various media houses those are coming from different countries namely Somalia, Kenya, USA, Canada, UK, Sweden, Holland, Norway, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Finland and Denmark
Center for Media and Dialogue (CMD) is a non-governmental organization based and registered in the Netherlands that is working for and with the media by providing platform for a peaceful dialogue for visionary leaders to enhance the po-litical capacity that can steer nations to greater stability and prosperity.
To build the capacity of media, youth and local leaders to play an active role in peace building in their communities through mediation and dialogue.
To provide training for people working in the media sector.
Provide platform for leaders to share and steer the country to greater height.
To continuously monitor attacks on the media.
Provide support for women working in the media sector.
Advocate for the rights and protection of journalists
Participate in policy making concerned with
Create platform for promoting peace, integration of the society and
Build, train and develop Somali media
Support and encourage Somali media, both electronic and print, to play a more active role
in creating peace and promoting tolerance, peaceful co-existence and non-extremist problem
Enhance the ability of Somali youth and local leaders to explore issues in a constructive way
that encourages reconciliation and conflict transformation.
Establish ways for Somali youth, civil society, and local government officials to work together
towards a better understanding of local conflicts.
Centre for Media and Dialogue (CMD) as a not for profit organisation [NGO] based and registered in the Netherlands is to provide a peaceful platform for dialogue of the media and enhance the political capacity that can steer nations to greater peace ,stability, and prosperity.
In order to provide a platform Centre for Media and Dialogue (CMD) will work with local, regional and international organisation to materialise our aims and objectives where necessary. CMD will organise workshops alone and if and when necessary with other important organisation workshops that will facilitate our common interest and common good.