#MMN_Migrant Media Network 2019


DECEMBER 13, 2019
11am – 3pm

Werkstatt – Haus der Statistik Berlin Mitte
Karl-Marx-Allee 1
10178 Berlin

engaging diaspora communities in social media awareness e& open tech innovation to foster informed migration choices

introduction by: Fortune Agbele – Political Science Researcher, University of Bayreuth

Please join our team of Berlin and regional based Ghanaian trainers reporting from their experiences in running community based social media skills & migration workshops in their home communities in Ghana. Linking online resources with mobile offline and regional telecommunications systems, including the Raspberry Pi powered HyracBox offline server, a migrant information and entrepreneurship oriented USSD system, #MMN is also developing a comprehensive print anddigital Field Guide for trainers and community leaders.

#MMN – Migrant Media Network is a project by Berlin-based r0g_agency for open culture & critical transformation gGmbH to develop reliable public information and training on social media skills to foster informed and safe choices regarding migration issues.

Workshop: Migrant Media Network (Ghana)

4-day Workshop on Social Media Sensitization and Migration in Berlin

WHEN: July 17-18 and 22-23, 2019

WHERE: r0g_agency for Open Culture and Critical Transformation, Knobelsdorffstraße 22, 14059 Berlin

CONTACT: Thomas Gitonga Kalunge, thomas@openculture.agency, +491772426390

Aim: Training Ghanaian diaspora in Germany to become trainers on social media sensitization in the areas of regular and irregular migration. 

Phase 1 – Participants will learn about engaging responsibly with social media and be equipped with basic training skills on how to organize workshops on social media sensitization in Ghana. 

Phase 2 – Four of the trained participants will be supported with materials and guidelines to conduct social media sensitization training workshops in their region of origin in Ghana around the ethical use of social media, irregular vs regular migration and tackling human traffickers’ deceptions. 

Why you should participate: 

  • Be part of a pioneer group of Ghanaian trainers 
  • Become a certified trainer on social media sensitization
  • Help mitigate the lies of human traffickers
  • Tell your own success stories on migration
  • Co-create print and offline/online digital materials on topics around migration and social media 

Food and beverages will be provided during the workshop.