The Role of Community Radios to Promote Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace

UNESCO and Network of Community Media in Tanzania to celebrate 2019 World Radio Day in Tanga

UNESCO and Tanzania Development Information Organisation (TADIO) – the Network of Community Radio in Tanzania will celebrate the impact of radio in pursuing a more peaceful and tolerant Tanzania ahead of the Local Government Elections slated for the year 2019. The Commemoration will bring together 93 people where the Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe is expected to grace the event.


World Radio Day 2019 will facilitate breakout sessions with panel discussions to focus on the following sub-themes:


  • “The Role of the Radio to Enhance Peace Building through Constructive Dialogue on which the discussions will focus on the role of  Community Radios to promote Peace, Dialogue and Tolerance;
  • “Conflict Sensitive Reporting / Dealing with Hate Speech, Terrorism and the legal environment: the likely of the  License Regulations  to affect the peaceful reporting and the definition of a Community of Radio”;
  • “Gender Reporting and Radio and unsung heroes; an encounter with powerful stories behind the female voices”;
  • “How can peaceful dialogues favour the sustainability of community radios? Are  audience needs factored in?”



  • UNESCO field office

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