The development of a responsible, multiform and qualitative journalism in the national and regional mass media of Latvia, facilitating integration of third country nationals in Latvia

    Project Details


    The aim of the project is to contribute to the integration of third-country nationals in Latvia through improvement of mass media contents. To form public awareness and to encourage a constructive dialogue between various social groups, by ensuring improvement of the professional quality and contextual diversity of disclosing in mass media events, problems and processes related to third-country nationals and migration.
    The project is implemented by RSU in cooperation with the Baltic Centre for Media Excellence.
    To ensure attainment of the project aim, the participants will develop editorial guidelines for the presentation of third-country nationals and a code of conduct. There will be 50 representatives of national and local media participating in a training and acquiring quality journalism. To get a better understanding of integration of third-country nationals and to learn about media practice in other countries, the project foresees experience exchange trips to 4 EU countries (for 10 journalists).
    Effective start/end date1/04/1731/12/18


    • Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund: €81,205.00
    • Latvia State Budget funding: €27,068.00

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

    Field of Science

    • 5.8 Media and Communication

    Smart Specialization Area

    • Social sciences and humanities as fields with horizontal impact on RIS3


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