Hope in a Changing Media Culture in across Somalia

somesha_logoMogadishu (SOMESHA) – The Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) thrilled to take pleasure in its office relocation from Tahlil Warsame building to Tahir Printing Press House at Taleh, Hodon district in Mogadishu.

At the end of this year 2014, SOMESHA needs to share with local and global actors its next-year strategy for 2015-2016. It aims to unite the work done over the past four years, as well as define the organization’s future mandate.

Obviously, the Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) opened a new office consist of reception room, conference room, VCP room (Voluntary Counseling Point for Social work and Public health), cooking room and toilet in order to expand its working class and hopefully aims to make stronger the media capacity building workshops, roundtable media discussions and community awareness from now to upcoming future.

Core motives:

SOMESHA core motive next year of 2015-2016 is building a national awareness framework hub through media coverage by improving the major issues facing humanity in across the country in order to bring the voice from the voiceless who are deliberately facing humanitarian challenges and fostering dialogue among all players.

Enhancing the media role in national accountability by contributing to public awareness, democracy and peace-building by generating quality reporting, international and local impact.

The 2015-2016 projects mostly aims to prioritize empowering youth journalism in both the education sector and support them in nurturing their talents, Young people stand as the drivers of the economy in many societies in the world at large, according to Somalia Human Development Report 2012 published by UNDP the population of young people below 30 years of age in Somalia constitute 73% of the total population, These means that more than half of the population is crucial stage of not only determining their personal growth but the future growth and development of their country, Somalia.

SOMESHA needs to set up systems to guarantee openness, probity and accountability in our operations. In this wise the Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) is looking forward to working closely with existing civil society organizations in the country as well as government institutions within the field of Agriculture, environment, health, water and science innovation.

SOMESHA is a member of the International Federation of Environmental Journalists (IFEJ), the United Religions Initiative (URI), and the Global Civil Society Organization for Disaster Risk Reduction (GNDR), the African Federation of Environmental Journalists (AFEJ), the African Forest Communicators Network (AFCOMNET), the African Gender Based Violence Prevention Network (AGBVPN) and Somalia Climate Change Network (SCCN).

For more information please contact SOMESHA Office line on +2521858337 or visit our online blog: www.somesha.wordpress.com


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