Political journalism promotion program begins

2019-11-20 16:47:22

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On November 30, the National University of Mongolia and Office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in Mongolia officially embarked on a program for the development of political journalism by establishing a cooperation agreement on the program.

Director of the NUM School of Sciences D.Zayabaatar and KAS Country Representative to Mongolia Johann Fuhrmann signed the agreement on the program based on the political science master’s program of NUM.

Mr. D.Zayabaatar, during the signing ceremony, highlighted that NUM is paying attention to improving and supporting advanced level programs and training journalists that will abide by professional standards and ethics in line with international trends in the field.

Country Representative Johann Fuhrmann said, “We have been cooperating with NUM Department of Political Science for quite a while. Since our office was established in Ulaanbaatar in 1993, we have conducted numerous activities to strengthen and develop democracy in Mongolia. In particular, we have chiefly cooperated with the country’s Press Institute to foster independent media. This time, we are starting our political journalism promotion program in collaboration with NUM. It is important to develop professional political journalism in the democratic country”

Under the program, certificates for full scholarships hav been granted to five students.