Al Jazeera, IDMC in pact to highlight plight of displaced Jun 26, 2019 0 708 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaAL Jazeera Media Network has signed a new partnership agreement with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) to raise the voices of millions of people displaced within their countries due to conflict, violence and disasters. This partnership aims to increase journalists’ awareness and coverage of issue of internal displacement in the media and to tell the stories of the women, men and children displaced or at risk of becoming displaced in the future and to shine light on the humanitarian and development challenges of this global phenomenon. Dr Mostefa Souag, acting director general of Al Jazeera Media Network, said: “We are honoured to be joining forces with IDMC and to bringing more attention to an issue which has not been given enough consideration in media. It is one way for us to be there with the people.”Together, Al Jazeera and IDMC will work towards enhancing dissemination of data, analysis and stories of IDPs and organise joint trainings and events to highlight the causes and impacts of this phenomenon on the international community. “This partnership is a huge step in IDMC’s ability to mobilise more political support and commitment to this issue”, said Alexandra Bilak, director of IDMC. “By expanding our media outreach, we hope to keep the situation of IDPs high on the international agenda and to ensure that millions of vulnerable people get access to better protection and assistance in the future.” The signing ceremony took place on Monday at Al Jazeera Media Network’s headquarters in Doha. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the world’s authoritative source of data and analysis on internal displacement. Since its establishment in 1998 as part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), the Centre has offered a rigorous, independent and trusted service to the international community. Pages 123456 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES World renowned Filipino artistes to charm Qatar audience Jun 26, 2019 0 593 SULAITI MEETS ACAO DIRECTOR-GENERAL Jun 26, 2019 0 303 Sidra Medicine helps bedridden teen with DMD to sit up again Jun 26, 2019 0 598 CMC CEO, ETHIOPIAN OFFICIALS DISCUSS MEDIA RELATIONS Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Media Corporation HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al Thani met with Director-General of Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority Dr Getachew Dinku in Doha on Tuesday. The meeting reviewed .. Ministry recalls Mercedes-Benz A class model of 2018 Tribune News Network Doha THE Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in cooperation with Nasser bin Khaled Automobiles, the dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, has announced the recall of Mercedes-Benz A class model .. UK minister praises close ties with Qatar QNA London Minister of State for Middle East Affairs of the UK, Dr Andrew Murrison has praised the close ties between Qatar and his country in various fields. “I was pleased to attend the fifth meeting of the Qatar-UK ..