By BBN Staff: On April 10, 2019, Belizeans will be asked to vote in favor of or against taking Guatemala’s long standing claim on Belize’s continental, insular and maritime territory to the International Court of Justice( ICJ).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has engaged in a public awareness campaign.
The ICJ public awareness campaign is being supported by the United States Government, the Government of the United Kingdom and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
In support of the Government of Belize, the UNDP is hosting a two-day media training workshop for journalists.
The workshop will cover best practices for reporting on referendum votes and results, promote informed and peaceful debates, voter education and accurate, fair and balanced reporting for the 2019 referendum.
The workshop is being facilitated by Communications Consultant, Robert Powell.