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Indicator of Public Interest

Regional Herald for Promotion of Culture of Minority Rights and Interethnic Tolerance

SEEMO 2008 AWARD
in 2004.

November 5-6, 2004
Public Speaking and Argumentation Skills

A two-day workshop on “Public Speaking and Argumentation Skills” for staff working for the regional office of Germany's “Heinrich Böll” foundation. The workshop helped the participants master the correct public and media appearance and put good rhetoric skills to adequate use every day. The lecturers were: Prof. Ankica Tomic, holder of master's degree in phonetics and Germanic studies; Prof. Sanja Vlaisavljevic, Soros Open Society BiH Debate Program; and Ljiljana Zurovac, journalist and Media Plan Institute Education Projects Director.

Fourteen staff members employed in foundation offices in Sarajevo , Zagreb and Belgrade participated:
Dr. Azra Dzajic, “Heinrich Böll” Foundation Regional Office Director
Srdjan Dvornik, Foundation's Zagreb Office Head
Marta Batinic, Assistant to Foundation's Zagreb Office Head
Prof. Dr. Milan Podunavac, Counsellor
Emilija Mancic, Serbia and Montenegro Project Coordinator
Alma Sukic, Organizer
Senad Vladovic, Technical Assistant
Diana Hadzibegovic, Financial Coordinator
Nisveta Seho, Financial Coordinator
Gudrun Fischer, Financial Coordinator
Lejsa Hecimovic, Democratization Project Coordinator
Amela Sejmenovic, Democratization Project Coordinator
Alida Covic, Ecology and Sustainable Development Project Coordinator
Emira Kordic, Scholarship Program Coordinator

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October 24 – 27. 2004
Wanted Rivers: Dead or Alive

Four-day study trip called Environment Reporting “Wanted Rivers: Dead or Alive.” Ten journalists from print and electronic media in the region participated. The workshop was led by Anne Bech Danielsen, professor of the Danish Journalism School (DJH) from Arhus , and the guest lecturers were: Nijaz Abadzic, longtime editor of television ecological programs, university professors Prof. Dr. Mustafa Omanovic and Dr. Rifat Skrijelj, and cameraman and director Dinno Kassalo. The workshop is a part of South East Europe Network for the Professionalization of the Media (SEENPM) activities.

The following people participated in the study trip “Wanted Rivers: Dead or Alive”:
Urana Pano, Albania
Nemanja Pavicevic, Montenegro
Ozren Djuric, Croatia
Gergely Marton, Hungary
Natasa Crvenkovska, Macedonia
Lilia Curchi, Moldova
Doru George Coman, Romania
Milena Babic, Serbia
Zoran Potic, Slovenia
Marilisa Lolli , Bosnia - Herzegovina

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October 6-9, 2004, Mostar
Seminar on cultural diversity

A four-day seminar on ''Cultural diversity'' for francophone journalists organized by Media plan Institute and High College of Journalisme from Lille. During the seminar, participants were taught how to cover cultural diversity and how to promote tolerance and reconciliation through the media. The lecturers were: Mr Sebastien Le Belzic, Editor in chief of TV 5 from France; Ms Charlotte Engelstein, french journalists who lives and works in Belgrade; Prof. Besim Spahić, professor at Faculty of political sciences in Sarajevo, and Ms Amela Rebac i Mr Pejo Gašparević, journalists from Mostar. Seminar was supported by French government.

17 francophone journalists from South-East Europe participated:
Dame Antov, TV 4, Skopje
Mubarek Asani, High College of Journalism, Sarajevo
Maja Baralić-Materne, BH Radio 1, Sarajevo
Belma Bećirbašić, BH Dani, Sarajevo
Marko Cernogoraz, HRT, Zagreb
Vesna Dodevska, Macedonia
Dragana Durutović, Radio Signal, Novi Sad
Jasmina Džabić, FONET, Belgrade
Bojana Janjušević, Dnevnik, Novi Sad
Jelena Kikić, Radio B92, Belgrade
Azra Krkalić, Faculty of Philosophy, Zagreb
Taras Marusyk, Radio Liberty, Kiev
Milena Mitić, TV 4, Skopje
Nada Prkačin, HRT, Zagreb
Milica Radović, Sarajevo
Dario Terzić, Omladinski radio X, Mostar
Victor Zamiatin, Kiev

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August 29 – September 1, 2004 , Belgrade
How to communicate with media?  

Within The EU Information and Communication Programme, Media Plan Institute, with logistical support from Media Center Belgrade, organized a workshop on public relations called “How to communicate with media?” The lecturers were: Ljiljana Zurovac, Director of Media Plan Institute Education Projects, Sarajevo , BiH; Prof. Dr. Stjepan Malovic, Director of International Center of Education of Journalists of Central and Eastern Europe, Opatija/Zagreb, Croatia; and Nebojsa Spajic, Executive Director of Media Center Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

The workshop participants were public relations officers from European Commission delegations in the Western Balkans.

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June – September 2004
Training sessions / seminars for ministry representatives on the European Union

Within The EU Information and Communication Programme for the Western Balkans, Media Plan Institute held two-day training sessions on European Union awareness for employees of ministries dealing with EU issues and its engagement in the region in Croatia. The training sessions were held in Croatia , Serbia and Montenegro , with the aim of acquainting the target group with European Union rules and procedures, with emphasis on activities directed towards the region of the Western Balkans. Through presentations, interactive discussion, case study and exchange of opinion, answers were given to numerous questions regarding EU expansion. The main trainer was Cristina Donadio from Italy , an independent expert with academic and professional knowledge of European Union institutions and policies, with the participation of visiting lecturers from EC delegations, relevant ministries and independent experts.

Dates of training sessions:
June 2- 3 - Belgrade,
June 23- 24 – Podgorica,
September 23-24 – Zagreb.

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May - September 2004
Training sessions / seminars for journalists on the European Union

Within The EU Information and Communication Programme for the Western Balkans, Media Plan Institute held a series of two-day training sessions on European Union awareness intended for journalists covering this issue. The training sessions were held in Croatia , Serbia , Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina, with the aim of acquainting the media with European Union rules and procedures, with emphasis on activities directed towards the region of the Western Balkans. Through presentations, interactive discussion, case study and exchange of opinion, answers were given to numerous questions regarding EU expansion. The main trainer was Cristina Donadio from Italy , an independent expert with academic and professional knowledge of European Union institutions and policies, with the participation of visiting lecturers from EC delegations, relevant ministries and independent experts.

Dates of training sessions:
May 31 – June 1 - Belgrade,
June 21- 22 - Podgorica,
June 28- 29 - Zagreb,
September 2- 3 – Sarajevo.

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March 5-10
“European Union And International Relations”
International Workshop for Journalists from South East Euroep

Participants from 10 countires from Western Balkans & SEE:
Nikolay Petrov, Info, Sofija, Bulgaria
Sandra Livajić, Glas Omiša Newspaper and OSCE, Zagreb, Croatia
Karoly Szilagyi, Cadvilag magazine, Budimpešta, Hungaria
Sveto Nikolovski, Macedonian National TV, Skopje, Macedonija
Dorin Todosi, News Agency Basa press, Chisinau, Moldavia
Andrej Stupar, Radio Slovenija, Ljubljana, Slovenija
Simona Adela Maties, Mediafax News Agency, Bukuresti, Romania
Ozren Radulović, Arena Magazine, Beograd, Srbija
Ismet Kalaba, Kronika, Koha javori Shekulli, Podgorica, Crna Gora
Tanja Zeljković, Radio Beograd, Beograd, Srbija.
Trainers/Guests:
Osman Topčagić, director of BiH Government Office of European Integrations
Edin Hadžikadunić, EU Expert in BiH Government Office of European Integrations
Marko-Antonio Brkić, pi Unit Assistant Officer in the Office of the High Representative - OHR in Mostar
Murray McCollough, Head of the office of EC in Mostar
Drago Marić, director of The PBS, Public Broadcasting Service
Senada Ćumurović, director of The BH RADIO 1
Lazar Petrović, director of The BHTV1
Postgraduate students of the “Center for Interdisciplinary Studies – ACIPS” Sarajevo
Workshop is a part of activities of SEENPM, the South-East Network for the Professionalization of the Media.

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February 10-15
“Gender Mainstreaming in Media”
International Workshop for Journalists from South East Euroep

This training is intended for editors of news programs on public broadcasting services. The aim of training is to show gender on TV, i.e. ways of portraying men and women. How do men and women appear on the TV screen, how does the camera film «men and women», are there prejudices, routine habits and stereotypes with which cameramen, reporters and TV anchors approach men and women? Is there discord between the roles of men and women on the screen and those they have in the outside world? Is it simple or complicated to identify stereotype examples or approaches to the roles of the Genders in TV programs?

Trainers:
Minna Aslama, Gender Center Helsinki, Finska
Lejla Somun, Gender Center Sarajevo, BH
Darko Popović, gender Center Sarajevo, BH
Participants from 10 countires from Western Balkans & SEE:
Cristina Marcela Liberis, Bukurest, Romania
Monika Stafa, Tirana, Albanija
Petya Pavlova Kirilova, Sofija, Bulgaria
Gabor Kovacs, Budapest, Hungaria
Alina Radu-Mazureac, Kishinau, Moldavia
Darija Marjanović, Zagreb, Craotia
Sanja Smiljanić, Zagreb, Croatia
Marina Đukić, Beograd, Srbija
Alenka Kotnik, Ljubljana, Slovenija
Tatjana Cvetkovska, Skopje, Makeconija
Jovanka Đuranović, Podgorica, Montenegro
Jelena Milinović, Banja Luka, B&H
Maja Teronić, Sarajevo, B&H
Senad Dizdarević, Travnik, B&H
Workshop is a part of activities of SEENPM, the South-East Network for the Professionalization of the Media.

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January 28
“Appearance in The Media”
Workshop for BiH participants in the Schueler Helfen Leben Youth School from Sarajevo

The objective of the seminar is to educate members of the Council of High School Students from Bosnia-Herzegovina in areas related to relations with media: familiarizing participants with a radio studio environment and giving interviews, preparation for presenting their organizations in the media, overcoming stage fright…

Lecturers:
Ljiljana Zurovac, journalist, and Nermin Zorlak, soundman
Workshop Participants:
Adnan Cviko, Sarajevo
Emir Bektas, Zenica
Adnan Poljak, Sarajevo
Lejla Cebic, Banovici
Ljubisa Micic, Banja Luka
Azra Hodzic, Tuzla
Bojan Basic, Kotor Varos
Ana Simic, Srebrenica
Bojana Juric, Banja Luka
Dragana Preradovic, Derventa
Tarik Becic, Mostar
Mersel Bujak, Sarajevo
Josipa Brkic, Ljubuski
Haris Muhic, Sarajevo
Matea Brkic, Banja Luka
Amina Alic, Gornji Vakuf
Ognjen Dangubic, Trebinje
Azra Omanovic, Sarajevo
Azra Botic, Teslic
Risto Ducic, Trebinje




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