MICT - Media in Cooperation and Transition is a German non-profit organization that implements media development projects in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Activities focus on the interplay between conflict, media coverage and reconciliation in crisis regions.
MICT's services comprise the training of journalists and media producers, program and content development, production of radio programs, films and books, as well as media research and monitoring in conflict regions. At the MICT headquarters in Berlin, an international team of 15 full-time staff members coordinates MICT's activities in the different countries in which MICT operates. All projects are implemented in close cooperation with our partners on site.
Through its activities, MICT aims to foster the transformation of conflict towards reconciliation, and encourage dialogue among conflicting factions within society. The focal point is the interaction and interdependence of media and conflict. Supporting media cooperation, media networking and media development, as well as capacity building in the field of journalism is recognized as the key factor in conflict transition.
MICT is financed and supported by the Belgian Foreign Ministry, the German Foreign Office, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, UNESCO, UNIFEM, UNAMI, the Government of Canada, and the Amman Centre for Human Rights Studies.
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