Safety training course for journalists [East Africa]

Posted on Jun 12, 2024 in Digital and Physical Safety

Local freelance and journalists based in East Africa can participate in a three-day safety training course. 

The ACOS Alliance, in partnership with IREX, is offering the East Africa Safety Training 2024 for local and freelance journalists. In line with the ACOS Alliance Safety Principles, the course is designed to help journalists who face risks and safety challenges in their work to be better prepared. 

The training will focus on digital security, psychological safety, and first aid, taught by an experienced and qualified medic. The course will be in English.

The course will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from Aug. 7 to 9.

Twelve participants will be selected for the training. The program will cover course fee, meals and accommodation for participants.

A limited number of travel grants are available for participants based outside of Kenya. 

The deadline is July 5.