[Source: SIBC News, 29 October 2010] -Local journalists were today briefed on the update of Live and Learn's Regional Human Rights Project in Honiara.
Speaking to journalists, Regional Human Rights Officer Charles Stenneth says the project which has two components, local and regional, will start in March next year.
He says the project will working with stakeholders such as the media and the Ministry of National Unity, Reconciliation and Peace and other non government organisations.
Mr Stenneth says the media, as the project's core partner will be working on creating more awareness in rural communities throughout the country on basic human rights issues.
He says the project will train journalists on human rights issues for an improved and informed coverage of human rights and investigations into the violation of human rights or abuse of people.
Meanwhile, Mr Stenneth confirms that the project will focus on communities in Makira-Ulawa, Isabel, Western and Rennell Bellona Provinces over the next three years.