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  • JHR works with partners to amplify African climate actions

    Mercy Njoroge, JHR’s Gender Media Trainer; Teresa Abla Sintinyi, the founder of Wang’an Women Initiative in Marsabit; Kennedy Mugochi, East Africa Regional Director for Hivos and Tebby Otieno, reporter at the Daily Nation (L-R) JHR-Kenya, in collaboration with Hivos East Africa and the Office of the First Lady of Kenya through the Mama Doing Good

  • Turkey: JHR’s Impactful Efforts in Securing Temporary Travel Permissions and Housing Rights for Displaced Syrians

    A woman sits in front of a large pile of debris in the city center of Kahramanmaras, southern Turkey, On February 6, 2023, a powerful earthquake devastated vast areas of southern Turkey and northwest Syria. At least 15.73 million people in Syria and Turkey have been impacted by the disaster, with over 55,000 dead and

  • Empowering Journalists in the Arab Region through Interactive Data Visualization

    JHR recently conducted two training sessions, focusing on data management and its presentation through interactive visual designs on websites and social media. The attendees of these sessions were journalists from Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, and Lebanon. Following the training sessions, there was an immediate improvement in the skills of local Lebanese journalists. Harnessing their newly acquired

  • Telling Climate Change Stories: A Journalist Perspective

    By: Mercy Njoroge A little over a decade ago, a substantial global story broke. Wangari Maathai, the woman of trees, is dead. This sad incident happened precisely two years into my journalism career. The story was huge, and as a junior sub-editor, I felt the pressure editors in my newsroom faced when a story of

  • From Radio Show to Green Initiatives – Journalists Pioneering Environmental Awareness

    Last year, JHR supported The Green Economy radio show on Radio Nawa. Through engaging forums, we delved into vital topics concerning environmental rights and the profound impact of climate change on the country. These topics encompass water security, food security, desertification, pollution, and agricultural challenges. This significant endeavor was an integral part of JHR’s activities

  • IRAQ: JHR-trained journalist Nora Al-Sultan produces climate change radio show

    Through our UNDEF-funded program Strengthening Independent Media in the Arab Region, JHR has supported the production of the first season of the Green Economy radio show in Iraq. JHR-trained journalist Nora Al-Sultan worked with environmental consultant Adel Al-Mukhtar to produce on-air forums on local environmental issues, in support of Al-Mukhtar’s ongoing campaign ‘Our Iraq Is Calling for Help’.

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