Nomonanoto Show

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Hawassa, (WIC) – Four government institutions of the SNNP and Oromia regions today signed an agreement to coordinate activities of peace building efforts in the two regions.

The agreement was signed between Nationalities Council, Security and Administration Bureau and Mass Media Agency of the SNNP region and Security and Administration Bureau of Oromia region.

The agreement brings together the four institutions to utilize media outlets, radio programs in particular, to promote peace building efforts in the two regions.

The programs are supported by non governmental organizations including the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Association of Civil Societies Information Center.

Speaking during the signing ceremony, Lema Guzume, speaker of Nationalities Council of SNNPR, said the radio program will be one of the many peace building activities underway in the two regions.

The programs will raise the awareness of the public on the concept of peace, said Temesgen Baysa, representative of Security and Administration Bureau of Oromia region.

Half of the over 900 thousand cost of the project will be covered by GIZ, while the remaining cost will be covered by the contracting government institutions.