U.S. Chargé Andrew Young Challenges GOM Spokespeople to Rally Broad Support to Peace Agreement

At the close of a four-day skills-building workshop on April 30 for 30 government spokespeople on Strategic communication, the U.S. Chargé Andrew Young recalled the role of communication in a democracy and challenged participants to rally broad support for the peace process. The workshop sought to help the Malian government spokespersons prepare senior officials for interviews, help the GOM better coordinate its communication and explain government positions to the public, improve the use and quality of press statements.  The training was sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and featured American journalist Eduardo Cue.