News during 23 April 2020

  • GPU Board, Staff Trained on Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Apr 23, 2020
  • The executive board and staff of Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Saturday, 25 April, ended a three-day training on monitoring and evaluation of donor-funded projects in line with its strategic plan of strengthening the institutional capacity of the union.

    The 15-participant training at TANGO Conference Hall observed social distancing in the sitting arrangement, and in addition, face masks and sanitisers were provided.

  • GPU holds 14th anniversary of Deyda Hydara
  • Dec 23, 2018
  • The Gambia Press Union on Sunday, 23 December 2018, held a symposium in commemoration of the 14th anniversary of the assassination of Deyda Hydara, co-owner of The Point newspaper.

    The theme for this year’s anniversary was: ‘Safety of Journalists: National Response to End Crimes against Journalists’ and it was held at Djembe Beach Hotel.

  • Gambian media has self-regulatory body
  • Dec 23, 2018
  • The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Ebrima Sillah, on Sunday, 23 December 2018, launched an independent voluntary self-regulatory body for the Gambian media.

    The Media Council of The Gambia is an initiative pioneered by the Gambia Press Union with the support of the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) with the objective of promoting and upholding the highest professional standards for journalism in The Gambia.

  • GPU Board, Staff Trained on Legal Assistance, Membership Welfare Policies
  • Apr 23, 2021
  • The executive board and staff of the Gambia Press Union (GPU) on 23rd April, 2020 ended a day-long training on the Legal Assistance, and Membership Welfare policies. The training intended to increase the knowledge and understanding of the participants of the two policies and how they could be effectively implemented.

  • Journalists Sensitized on Tackling Hate Speech
  • Sep 23, 2021
  • The Gambia Press Union in partnership with Beakanyang and with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is conducting three sets of sensitisation workshops for journalists on hate speech.