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UNICRI Journalism and Public Information Programme on New Threats
Application deadline:
16 May 2014

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) is organizing a series of workshops and short courses within the framework of the UNICRI Journalism and Public Information Programme, a unique international programme tailored for journalists, chief information officers and students who want to specialize in public information and journalism. The programme aims at deepening knowledge of emerging security threats.

Two workshops will take place in June 2014 at the United Nations Campus in Turin, Italy:

  • Biosecurity Masterclass ( 21, 22 June)
    • Cyber Threats Workshop ( 27, 28, 29 June)

The lecturers are experienced international journalists, eminent scientists from nationally and internationally recognized academic and research institutions, as well as practitioners from international organizations dealing with cyber crime, biotechnology and its potential applications in bioterrorism.

Over the course of the workshops participants will become skilled in handling information related to new hazards to states and citizens. They will acquire key tools to report facts and expand their professional network by meeting key international actors in this area. Upon completion of the courses UNICRI will grant a certificate of participation.

Application deadline: 16 May 2014 ( 23:00 CET)

Who should attend: The programme is intended for journalists, chief information officers, public information professionals, corporate communication managers and students who want to specialize in public information and journalism.

Where: United Nations Campus in Turin, Italy.

Download the application form here.

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