ICC workshop planned for June [Archives:2006/948/Local News]

May 22 2006

SANA'A, May 21) As part of its support for the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Sisters Arab Forum for Human Rights, in cooperation with No Peace Without Justice, plans to organize a workshop for media personnel on the ICC. It will be held from June 4 – 5 at the Sana'a International Hotel.

The workshop will focus on developing methods of supporting and promoting the Rome Statute of the ICC, as well as increasing media efforts to influence Yemen to ratify the Rome Statute.

Participants will include thirty-five trainees from various media organizations, government parties, reporters from satellite channels, and news agencies.

A work strategy supporting the ICC and a strategy for persuading Yemen to ratify the Rome Statute are the goals of the workshop.