Workshop

Leadership Course: Media and Reporting on Environment and Climate Change

For further information please contact UNU / ILI or KAS Amman

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November 24, 2008

Arrival of Participants

19:00

Welcome Reception For Faculty and Participants at UNU/ ILI

Introduction of the Trainers

November 25, 2008

REPORT FORM OF THE DAY : News Feature/ News Article

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:00

Opening Ceremony

  • Jairam REDDY

    Director, United Nations University – International Leadership Institute

  • Michael DÄUMER

    Resident Representative, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung e.V.,Amman Office, Jordan

Keynote Speech:

HE Eng. Faris Al Junaidi

Secretary General, Ministry for Environment,

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

10:30 – 12:00

Short View through the Program - Icebreaking Round - Introductory Round

  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

Session I: Overview of Climate Change

12:00 – 12:30

Climate Change – A Global Perspective

Wael HMAIDAN, IndyAct, Lebanon

12:30 – 13:00

Climate Change in the MENA Region

Dr Odeh JAYOUSI, Director IUCN, Jordan

13:00 – 13:30

Discussion

14:30 – 15:00

Environmental Impacts of Climate Change – A Case Study of Iraq

Dr Marwan AL JABBERI, University of Baghdad, Irak

15:00 – 15:30

Water Resources and Climate Change

Dr Jawad BAKRI, University of Jordan, Jordan

15:30 – 16:00

Energy Security and Climate Change

Kirsten NEUMANN, UNU/ILI, Germany

16:00 – 16:30

Discussion

17:00 – 19:00

Training:

  • Going beyond: Writing a News Feature about Issues of the Day; Journalistic Skills for Further Investigations; some Hints for Journalistic Investigations in the Field and Narrative Writing; Briefing for the next days field visit
  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/ Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

Evening

Private time for working on contribution to the course

November 26, 2008

REPORT FORM OF THE DAY: Reportage and Portrait

Session II

07:00 – 13:00

Field Visit

Group One:

GTZ – Management of Water Resources Programme

  • Jochen REGNER, Program Manager, GTZ, Jordan

  • Prof Holger WORMER, Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

Group Two:

GTZ – Farmers in the Jordan Valley

  • Jairam REDDY, Director, United Nations University – International Leadership Institute, Jordan
08:15 – 11:30

Group Three:

Higher Media Council

  • Safaa KANJ, Senior Editor/ Reporter, AFP, Cyprus
13:00 – 13:30

Registration / Distribution of News Articles from the Day before

14:30 – 16:00

Editorial Meeting: Discussion of the News Articles / Features from the Day before

  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

16:00 – 16:30

Climate Change and Biodiversity

Ibrahim KHADER, Jordan

17:00 – 17:30

Climate Change and Transmissible Diseases

Mazen MALKAWI

WHO, Jordan

17:30 – 18:00 Discussion

18:00 – 18:30

From Rio to Johannesburg to Kyoto – Prospects for International Consensus on Climate Change Measures

Wael Hmaidan, IndyAct, Lebanon

18:30 – 19:00

Discussion

Evening

Private time for working on contribution to the course

November 27, 2008

REPORT FORM OF THE DAY: Interview

08:30 – 09:00

Registration: Distribution of News Articles from the Day before

09:00 – 10:30

Editorial Meeting: Discussion of the News Articles / Features from the Day before

  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

Session III: Overview of Leadership and Media

11:00 – 11:30

Leadership in the Age of Globalisation

Jairam REDDY, Director, United Nations University – International Leadership Institute

Jordan

11:30 – 12:00

Leadership in Media – The Challenge of Informing

Annette YOUNG, Journalist, Nine Network Australia

12:00 – 12:30

Discussion

13:30 – 14:00

Media and Reporting on the Environment and Climate Change – Print Media / Radio / Television

Daoud KUTTAB, Freelance Journalist, Jordan

14:30 – 15:00

Media and Reporting on the Environment and Climate Change Internet / Blogs

Naseem TARAWNAH, Jordan

15:00 – 15:30

Discussion

16:00 – 18:00

Training: Special Interview Situations with Scientists and Other Experts

  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

Evening

Private time for working on contribution to the course

November 28, 2008

08:30 – 09:00

Registration; Distribution of News Articles from the Day before

09:00 – 10:30

Editorial Meeting: Discussion of the News Articles/ Features from the Day before

  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

11:00 – 12:30

Training: Going Beyond (Presentations and Practical Training) I

The Scientific System or: How to Identify a Good Expert?

  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

13:30 – 16:00

Training: Going Beyond (Presentations and Practical Training) II

Seeking the Web: How to Find and Evaluate Useful Information

Investigation Worldwide? Discussion of Cultural Differences and Particularities?

  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

16:30 – 17:30

Closing Ceremony: Introduction of Journalistic Contributes and Evaluation

  • Prof Holger WORMER

    Institute of Journalism, University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Safaa KANJ

    Senior Editor/Reporter, AFP, Cyprus

Closing Remarks

  • Jairam REDDY

    Director, United Nations University – International Leadership Institute Jordan

  • Michael DÄUMER

    Resident Representative

Konrad Adenauer Stiftung e.V., Amman Office

Jordan

Followed by …Farewell Dinner

Departure of Participants

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Venue

Amman

Speakers

  • Prof. Dr. Holger Wormer
    • University of Dortmund

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