YPC Weekly Newsletter

2001


SOUTH CAUCASUS JOURNALISTS DISCUSSED INFORMATION ISSUES OF THE NATO'S PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE PROGRAMME

On June 26-27 in Tbilisi a seminar "The main information issues of the NATO’s Partnership for Peace Programme” was held. The seminar had been organized by the Association of Euro-Atlantic Partnership of Georgia for journalists of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. During two days the NATO experts introduced the representatives of South Caucasus media to the history of the Alliance and its transformation, its relations with the partnering countries, transatlantic links and the development of European security, the role of the NATO in Balkan region, Partnership for Peace Programme and its main objectives, media coverage of the NATO’s peace operations. The seminar also gave floor to the discussion of the prospects for the creation of system of regional security in the South Caucasus. The meeting participants stressed the importance of greater awareness of the their communities about the role and the activities of the NATO in general and in the region.