MINURCAT Gives Assistance to the NGO INTERNEWS

8 Oct 2009

MINURCAT Gives Assistance to the NGO INTERNEWS

Abeche, 28 September 2009 ---The Public Information Office of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (MINURCAT) handed over some radio equipment to the American NGO INTERNEWS. The ceremony took place in Abeche in the premises of Radio Voix du Ouaddai on 28 September 2009. INTERNEWS is one of the sponsors of the radio.

The radio equipment included a complete kit of four MARANTZ recorders.

During the ceremony, staff representing INTERNEWS expressed their satisfaction after receiving the new equipment, and said that it will go a long way in supporting the radio in the production of programmes to inform, sensitize and educate refugees and IDPs in eastern Chad.

The new equipment was handed over as part of a Memorandum of cooperation between MINURCAT and INTERNEWS.

INTERNEWS is an international information and development organization aimed at providing local media throughout the world with the means for objective reporting as well as a forum for local populations to express their opinions.