The members of the Somali Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture (SOMESHA) and the entire Somali journalists and media practitioners are welcoming the imperative membership of the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) as the WFSJ announced it on its website on January 27, 2015.
The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation, representing science journalists’ associations globally. The Federation encourages strong, critical coverage of issues in science and technology, environment, health and medicine, agriculture and related fields.
The Objectives of the WFSJ are as follows;
The purpose of the WFSJ is to develop awareness of science journalism internationally by building the capacity of media professionals to undertake engaging, incisive, accurate, impartial, high quality science journalism.
The WFSJ nurtures science journalists and science journalism through education, projects, conferences, and the creation of national associations. It is dedicated to fostering collegiality and professional networks to strengthen science journalism, and in turn, civil society.
The WFSJ aims to safeguard the rights and livelihoods of science journalists globally, inclusive of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, age, and sexual preference.
SOMESHA is the second member organization of the African Federation of Environmental Journalists (AFEJ) who joins the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) and the association is the 48th member of the World Federation of Science Journalist (WFSJ).
For more details or interview you can be reached SOMESHA on +2521858337/+252616349997 and the WFSJ on +1 514 508-2777 or visit: http://www.wfsj.org/news/news.php?id=392