By Paul Osborne

Roslyn Morris and Kim Yoon-Suk have a meeting to discuss the Young Reporters ProgramOctober 4 - Secretary general of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), Roslyn Morris, has been in Gwangju to discuss the Young Reporters Programme, a mentoring program for the development of young journalists.

Morris arrived in Gwangju on Wednesday (October 2) and met with Gwangju 2015 secretary general, Kim Yoon-Suk, to discuss the programme and promote cooperation between the two organisations.

Yoon-Suk was optimistic about the programme and was eager to work with AIPS in order to make it a success.

"By close cooperation with AIPS, we would like to create a mentoring programme that will become a model for young journalists to follow and also use the opportunity for young journalists from around the world to globally promote the Gwangju Universiade," said Yoon-Suk.

Morris said: "AIPS will also actively collaborate with Gwangju 2015 to produce great sports journalists and contribute to the development of world sports."

Participants from the Young Reporters Program in Shenzhen ChinaParticipants from the successful Young Reporters Programme at the 2011 Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China

The Young Reporters Programme was launched in 2011 by the International University Sport Federation (FISU) and AIPS in a bid to provide young sport journalists with a unique training experience during FISU's major multi-sport event, the Summer Universiade.

It was first trialled at the 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China, and, after proving a success, was re-initiated in the 2013 Univerisade in Kazan, Russia.

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