It was suggested that the media be used to boost societal cohesion and promote ongoing, structured public participation. Leaders in the media and communication in the city of Addis Abeba, as well as media specialists from different media, are receiving strategic communication training and round-the-clock instruction. Scholars from Addis Ababa University and other experts helped deliver the training to the media professionals in this course that was organised by the Addis Ababa City Communication Office. The course covered information network security.
Media is being discussed in areas like nation-building and people’s unity, and it was made clear in the forum that media should be used to strengthen people’s unity and for ongoing active and organised public participation. Training in digital diplomacy, strategic communication, and media is also being discussed.