Cooperation of NGO and Mass Communication
One of the main ways of realization of cooperation and coordination of NGO’s activity is holding of activities, where representatives of these organizations could discuss essential issues in the sphere of NGO sector and the ways of development of cooperation. Thereupon, NGO “Academy of Mass Communication” has been holding round tables, since August of this year within the project “Cooperation between NGO and Mass communication”. Similar action for the first time has been held at the library “Toshkhoja Asiri” of Khujand city.
In the beginning of the meeting heads of organizations and state structures have made speeches. The Head of information-analytical department of Sogd region Hukumat (government) noted that mass media, represented by journalists have to initiate for cooperation with NGO, since journalists should be interested and it is important for them to know, what socially significant problems are being solved by NGO in our country and what are the results of this activity. ealizing joint project of «Tajikistan Development Foundation» and «Academy of Mass communication», and also has in detail told about Tajikistan National NGO Association and its prospects in the framework of “Civil Society” Program of Aga Khan Foundation in Tajikistan.
For the further improvement of public relations expert’s knowledge and skills, the following editions have been distributed among participants: «Guide on cooperation between NGO and Mass communication», «Glossary on PR-terms» in Tajik and Russian languages, and also «Manual on Tajikistan NGO». All books, 600 copies in the Tajik and Russian languages, were received by NGO « Academy of Mass communication» from "Loiq Sherali Foundation" on August, 8th 2009г.
It should be noted, that it is being planned to take hold similar actions also in other cities of Tajikistan, including Dushanbe, Khorog, Kurgonteppa and Tursunzoda.