Resources, Manuals, Guidelines

To get started in improving journalism for peacebuilding, there already are a lot of online resources which are easily accessible and offer great information.

United Nations Peacebuilding Fund

The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund offers support for initiatives which are adding to peacebuilding in post-conflict zones. They specifically acknowledge the importance of journalists and encourage the improvement of journalistic conduct.

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/freedom-of-expression/extrabudgetary-projects-on-freedom-of-expression/development-partners/united-nations-peacebuilding-fund/

Conflict Sensitive Journalism Guide

On page 16 of the report, journalists can find a checklist with relevant ways of going about journalism in conflict/post-conflict situations which can help to facilitate peacebuilding.

https://www.mediasupport.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/ims-csj-handbook-2004.pdf

Hirondelle Foundation

The Hirondelle Foundation offers some useful resources for journalists in conflict/post-conflict situations.

https://www.hirondelle.org/en/our-work#what-we-do

IJF Global Ethics Charter for Journalists

The International Federation of Journalists introduced a global ethics charter for journalistic conduct which is useful to understand basic journalist conduct.

https://www.ifj.org/fileadmin/user_upload/Global_Charter_of_Ethics_EN.pdf

Conflict-Sensitive Journalism Research Conference

An event which teaches Conflict Sensitive Reporting for journalists worldwide. The website offers future events plus abstracts with information about Conflict-Sensitive Reporting.

https://www.forumzfd.de/en/conflict-sensitive-journalism-international-academic-conference