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August 2008 Blog Posts (6)

UNEP workshop for Asian journalists

Dear all

Here's a message about a UNEP workshop in Thailand.... Please reply to Darryl, not me (see below).....

Sustainable Development – A Viable Goal?

October 14-15, 2008

Bangkok, Thailand

In 1987, the World Commission on Environment and Development, also known as the Brundtland Commission, published ‘Our Common Future’, a seminal report that outlined critical environment and development challenges of the decade and provided a blueprint to… Continue

Added by MikeShanahan on August 26, 2008 at 14:02 — No Comments

Local organisations show how to bring water and sanitation to world's slums

Slum dwellers in Africa, Asia and Latin America are gaining improved access to clean water and sanitation thanks to a variety of innovative approaches that will be described at the World Water Week conference in Sweden next week.

The success stories will be shared at a side-event on 22 August at which the International Institute for Environment and Development and partners in Angola, Argentina, Ghana, India and Pakistan will present results from a project that is linking initiatives… Continue

Added by MikeShanahan on August 19, 2008 at 9:48 — No Comments

Journalist fellowships to attend UN climate change summit in Poznan, Poland

The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) will be providing climate change fellowships for journalists that will include the opportunity to report on the Climate Change Summit, in Poznan, Poland in December 2008.

If you are a working journalist from a developing country in the electronic, print, radio or television media and have experience in reporting on development or environmental issues you may be interested in applying for this opportunity. If so please email… Continue

Added by MikeShanahan on August 13, 2008 at 10:26 — 5 Comments

Water and Sanitation Media Partnership Program (South Asia)

To mark the International Year of Sanitation (IYS) and as a run up to SACOSAN III the Water and Sanitation Program – South Asia (WSP-SA) is pleased to announce the “Media Partnership Program” for regional media professionals (in print, electronic, audio and audiovisual media) who have been writing/producing/documenting water, sanitation, hygiene and health related stories in their countries.


Applications are invited from media professionals (in print, electronic,… Continue

Added by MikeShanahan on August 13, 2008 at 9:30 — No Comments

Asian Journalists and Climate Change Experts meet in Manila for a Climate Change Media Workshop

Climate change is one of the most pressing and debated issues of the 21st century. It is also suddenly a very hot new topic in the global mass media. From August 12-13, 2008 some 35 journalists and climate change technical experts will meet at the Traders Hotel in Manila for the Climate Change Media Workshop for Southeast Asian, China and Bangladesh Journalists.

The Philippine Science Journalists Association, Inc. (PSciJourn), with support from the International Development Research… Continue

Added by Imelda Abano on August 8, 2008 at 3:03 — No Comments

Selected Participants for the Climate Change Media Workshop for Southeast Asian Journalists in the Philippines

Reporting Climate Change: Creating a Climate

of Change in Southeast Asia

August 12-13, 2008 , Traders Hotel, Manila, Philippines


Pinaki Roy (Dhaka)

Senior Correspondent, The Daily Star


Moeun Chhean Nariddh (Phnom Penh)

Director, Cambodia Institute for Media Studies

Ros Sothea (Phnom Penh)

Staff Reporter, Cambodia TV5

Buth Reaskmey Kongkea

Reporter, The Cambodia… Continue

Added by Imelda Abano on August 6, 2008 at 4:20 — No Comments

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