15 African Journalists and 10 European journalists exchanged perspektives on Media and Migration in Rabat/Morocco

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The September School on Media and Migration which took place from September 9th to the 14th in Morocco brought together journalists from two continents. Many experts from international institutions were invited as speakers, from the African Development Bank, representatives of the European Union, the UNHCR and International Organisation for Migration IOM. The intensive discussions and networking enriched all the participants.

Picture 1: Project Partners

Prof. Dr. Susanne Fengler, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Dr. Götz Schmidt-Bremme, German Ambassador in Morocco
Susanne Baumgart, Goethe Institute, Rabat/Morocco
Eric Chinje, African Media Initiative, Kenya
Christiane Käsgen, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany
Dr. Reiner Klingholz, Director of the Berlin Institute for Population and Development, Germany
Veye Tatah, Africa Institute for Media, Migration and Development (AIMMAD), Germany

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About Veye Tatah

Veye Tatah is a computer scientist and Entrepreneur from Cameroon. Tatah is currently self-employed as a consultant and project manager specializing in political, cross-cultural and media-related themes. Of particular interest is the development policy in Africa. She is the founder of the Africa Positive organization and acts as the editor-in-chief of a magazine called AFRICA POSITIVE, which has been published in German-speaking countries since 1998. She received a couple of awards for her voluntary activities in promoting integration - Among others; in 2010 she received the Federal Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. (www.veye-tatah.de). She is the Author of the Book “Afrika 3.0” published in May 2014 which tackles the negative Image of Africa in the West.