HomeSudbury News

U of S students heading to Francophone Youth Parliament

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Jun 30, 2014 - 11:48 AM |
Two students from the journalism program offered at the University of Sudbury have been selected to participate in the first Francophone Youth Parliament of the Americas, to be held Aug. 4-11 in Toronto.

Belinda Avia and Edrea Fechner are part of a group of eight young journalists from Quebec and Ontario who will cover the parliamentary simulation of the Francophone Youth Parliament of the Americas.

Students participating in the media component will receive training in political journalism from TFO 24.7 and then will provide media coverage for all of the activities for the week.

Avia and Fechner are the only two Ontarians selected for the media component of the Francophone Youth Parliament of the Americas.

“It is very exciting to be a part of this great francophone family of the Americas,” said Avia, in a press release.

The Francophone Youth Parliament of the Americas, which will host about 100 francophone youth from around the world, is organized in collaboration with the Francophone Parliamentary Assembly.

Reader's Feedback

NorthernLife.ca may contain content submitted by readers, usually in the form of article comments. All reader comments and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in any messages posted or transmitted by any third party are the responsibility of the author of that message and not of NorthernLife.ca. The fact that a particular message is posted on or transmitted using this web site does not mean that NorthernLife.ca has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message. We encourage visitors to NorthernLife.ca to report any objectionable content by using the "report abuse" link found in the comments section of this web site. Comment Guidelines


comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular

Local Business Directory