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UNOWA a organisé, les 29 et 30 septembre 2015 à Dakar (Sénégal), un Atelier régional sur : « Le rôle des médias dans la promotion et la conduite de processus électoraux pacifiques en Afrique de l’Ouest ». M. Mbagnick Ndiaye, Ministre de la Culture et de la Communication du Sénégal, a co-présidé la cérémonie d’ouverture de l’Atelier, avec son homologue du Bénin, M. Paul Hounkpè.
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Une vingtaine de responsables de médias de l’Afrique de l’Ouest francophone ont participé à un Atelier régional sur : « Le rôle des médias dans la promotion et la conduite de processus électoraux pacifiques en Afrique de l’Ouest ».