East Timor

Covering Road Safety in the Southeast Asia Region

Meet the Fellows

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), road-traffic injuries account for approximately 316,000 death each year in the Southeast Asia Region. Globally, these deaths make up 25% of all road-traffic fatalities.

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In partnership with WHO, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will organize a two-day workshop from Dec. 5 – 6, 2016, for journalists from the Southeast Asia region to improve their coverage of this public-health and -safety issue.

East Timor: Journalism Training (2003)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Carolyn Robinson completed nine months of journalism training in East Timor in 2003, partnering with the Timor-Leste Journalists Association.

East Timor and Indonesia: Journalism Training (2002)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Jim Simon completed four months of journalism training in East Timor and Indonesia in 2002, partnering with the Timor-Leste Journalists Association and the University of Padjadjaran. He also served as a "Tsunami" Knight Fellow in 2005.

East Timor: Journalism Training (2002)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Carolyn Robinson completed nine months of journalism training in East Timor in 2002.

Building Better Media in Timor-Leste

The International Center for Journalists’ project in Dili, Timor-Leste, is working to develop a strong, professional and sustainable media sector.