Strategic Policy and Coordination Division

The Strategic Policy and Coordination (SP&C) Division is headed by an Executive Manager who reports to the Deputy Chief Censor.

The division’s primary responsibility is to provide support to the Board by formulating and developing policy guidelines on Censorship; carry out research and reports on the impact of mass media, analyse and advise on policy impacts of Censorship programs; strategize options for policy advise for medium to long term plans, formulate budget strategies and evaluate implementation performance; produce annual sector reports, submissions to the Executive Government on legislative and policy changes and other periodic reports and publications.

The Division has two (2) main sections which are;

1. Mass Media & Programs

This section is responsible for carrying out research programs, analysing the impact of mass media on the spiritual, cultural, moral and ethical fabric of society.

It also maintains policy dialogue on National Development issues as well as providing sound and timely advice on mass media development policies and programs.

2. Awareness & Publicity

This section is responsible for the production of annual sector reports, submissions to the Executive Government on legislative and policy changes, and other periodic reports and publications.

It is also responsible for organising and carrying out awareness activities to stakeholders, partners, schools and the general public on the roles and functions of the Office and to also advocate on self-censorship and morality in the country.

Functions

  • Implementing Awareness and research programs
  • Monitoring Mass Media
  • Preparing the progress of annual activities
  • Preparation of strategic plan for the  Office of Censorship and follow up on the activities of the Office.
  • Assisting and coordinating the policy research