Congolese National Union of Journalists

Acronym/Acronyme : UNPC
Description : The Congolese National Union of Journalists is a Non Profit Journalists Association within the Media sector. It was established in 2004. Services it renders include trainings, Information and broadcasting programs' production, campaigns and advocacy. Its scope of coverage is within Kinshasa. The organizations structure consists of the Provincial steering committee. Partnerships with other non research stake holders are with the Provincial Government (Kinshasa) for 4 years, Medias Associations (national and international), for 5 years, media’s enterprises (Private sector) and Churches. Lessons learnt from partnerships above were sharing experiences, visibility of the organization on the field, Journalists' trainings, and the releasing of Information. Partnerships considered innovative were with the private sector and the Government and that of national and international NGOs. Challenges in managing the partnerships were the very limited journalists' capacity building, projects not financed, lack access to documentation and information sources, lack of access to technology, drafting projects and activities assessment and Limited financial resources. Challenges were mitigated by lowing projects budgets, Involving partners when drafting projects and improving internal fundraising capacities. The Congolese National Union of Journalists is interested in partnership within the Kinshasa province. The Union is interested in participating in the PAEPARD project and to share its experiences.

Physical address/Adresse physique

Street/Rue : 2nd floor
Street/Rue : near Memling Hotel
Town/Ville : kinshasa
Country/Pays : Democratic Republic of Congo
Phone/Téléphone : 243999998117

Postal address/Adresse postale

Country/Pays : Democratic Republic of Congo


Details for Head of Institution/Détail responsable
Details for Contact Person/Personne à contacter
Name/Nom : Mr. BENJAMIN YOGOLELO ITONGWA : President deputy

Institution detail and legal status/Detail institution et statut légal

Year of establishment/Année de creation : 2004


Mandat : National
ARD Themes/RDA Themes : Technology & Engineering/Technologie et ingénierie
Activities / Activités : Training/Formation