Wednesday, May 23, 2007

JAWS in Media and Health workshop

Secretary of JAWS, Ms. Cherelle Jackson is currently in Honiara participating in the Pacific Island News Association pre-convention workshops which kick started on Monday.
JAWS Secretary is taking part in the workshop: “Reporting the impact of Health on Pacific Economies” conducted by Pacific Media Trainer Mrs. Lisa Williams-Lahari.
More than 20 Journalists and Editors from around the region are participating in the workshop which started on the 21st of May.
The workshop is sponsored by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in collaboration with PINA and the Media Association of Solomon Islands.
President of the Journalists Association of [Western] Samoa Papalii Ualetenese Taimalelagi is expected to arrive in Honiara, Solomon Islands this week to participate in the PINA Convention this Thursday.
This years Convention is focused on the overall improvement of media development and cooperation in the region.
Acting Prime Minister of Solomon Islands Hon Gordon Darcy Lilo will officially open PINA this Thursday.