On June 8-9, 2021, the training “Communication with media for prosecutors, who provide procedural guidance in criminal proceedings on criminal offenses committed in the context of armed conflict” continued at the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine.
Under certain circumstances, to become a translator, interpreter, educator or to remain inactive to issues that concern society and are retransmitted by the media? How to answer journalists’ questions as such? How can prosecutors balance between professional communication capacity and the interests of justice? During the training, prosecutors were able to received answers.
Trainers Larysa Denysenko and Tetiana Troshchynska scanned of media training participants and with the help of practical tasks strengthened the communication ability of prosecutors to cooperate with journalists who address them for various reasons.
It should be noted that the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF) supports the training, designed to increase the level of professional competence of prosecutors in media communication. At the opening of the training, the director of foundation – Roman Romanov – stated: “The evaluation of the work performed by prosecutors is disproportionate to its importance. It is through communication with the public through journalists that the perception of prosecutors by ordinary citizens will become more objective.”
For reference: Larysa Denysenko – lawyer, human rights activist, media worker, writer; Tetiana Troshchynska – the editor-in-chief of “Hromadske radio”, professor of management, and a coach on leadership and communication skills.