Media practitioners in the Federal Capital Territory
The media practitioners in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been tasked on the need to track challenges of rapid urbanisation in the area.
The issues were raised during a training on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and developing a Network of Sustainable Development Journalists organised by the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in partnership with Media Awareness and Information for All Network (MAIN), yesterday, in Abuja.
At the event, over 50 journalists in the FCT, drawn from over 30 media houses, shared experiences on economic, social and environmental reportages with a view to identifying underlying and core issues in need of attention, especially in relation to the SDGs.
The two-day programme, which ends today, has Dr. Jide Jimoh, member of The Guardian Editorial Board, as one of the facilitators.
Another facilitator, Prof. Lai Oso, exposed participants to the economic, environmental and social issues of reporting from the lens of sustainability.
National Information Officer, UNIC, Oluseyi Soremekun, said Sustainability Journalism is located at the juncture of environmental journalism.