USAID facilitates the ways of effective communication of parliamentary information in regional media

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:45

USAID’s RADA Program partner Internews-Ukraine held a two-day press tour for about 50 regional journalists to get insights about the work of the Verkhovna Rada on July 12-13. On the first day, journalists had a press briefing with Viktoria Siumar, Head of the parliamentary committee on freedom of speech and information policy, Press Service and the Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada and USAID’s RADA program staff. On the second day, a parliamentary conference for regional journalists and a press conference of VR Speaker Andriy Parubiy for regional journalists were held in the Parliament with the support of the USAID RADA Program. Journalists also met with the leadership of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine and parliamentary factions to hear about their activities and plans.