Aug 03 2012

Governance and elections in Iraq


Between June 2009 and August 2012, Schnellinger worked on three projects in Iraq related to elections and governance.

  • In Erbil, Baghdad and Basra in 2012, she designed and implemented workshops on elections law and innovative elections coverage skills for a UNESCO-funded project of Internews Europe.
  • Based in Baghdad as part of a legislative strengthening project, in June and December 2009, she worked with Iraqi journalists on interview skills for covering parliament and wrote a manual for their use. She designed and conducted an elections coverage workshop, and designed a longer-term program for ongoing coverage improvements.
  • As an elections training specialist for IREX, in November 2009 she designed and conducted Training of Trainers on elections coverage for veteran Iraqi journalists.

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