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HIGHLIGHTS DURING 2020

The 12 major events marking 2020 for the French media development agency.

January

Organisation of a forum in Khartoum bringing together 150 journalists and members of civil society and the political class to deliberate on possible action strategies that Sudanese media outlets could deploy to support democratic transition.

January
February

Conclusion of the Tafael project’s training sessions for 45 young Iraqi journalists, which focused on the role played by media in the peace-building process and social cohesion.

February
March

Celebration of women active in media in the Global South, to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March.

March
April

Publication of the findings from a study on Tunisian media as part of the Hiwar Tounsi project.

April
May

Launch of the MediaSahel COVID-19 project, thanks to one million euros of additional funding provided by the AFD (French Development Agency) as part of the French COVID-19 – Health in Common initiative.

May
June

Publication of a “Statement of principles”, which provides a reminder of the core values that guide CFI in its actions and interactions with all of its stakeholders (international stakeholders, partners, beneficiaries and experts).

June
July

Official launch by CFI and France Médias Monde of Afri’Kibaaru, a project funded by the AFD (French Development Agency) to make reliable and independent information more accessible in the Sahel region.

July
August

Holding of a conference on cooperation between journalists and NGOs in Yemen for journalists receiving support as part of the YMER+ project, to mark World Humanitarian Day on 19 August.

August
September

Launch of the Citizen Connections 2 MOOC promoting citizen action in French‑speaking Africa.

September
October

Publication of the first of eight MediaLab Investigation reports on the Lebanese news site, Daraj.

October
November

Launch of the regional multilingual media and information education platform TALMIL as part of the Balkans Voices project.

November
December
In Kenya, training session on the impact of climate change on biodiversity and agriculture, and also respect for the way of life in mangrove, as part of Dunia project.
December