IPS -- UN Foundation Media Training Workshop

 

Programme
Media Training Workshop
Reporting on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

 

"Can the SDGs deliver global development? Can the media report on the SDGs in an engaging way? And why should we?"

 

20-21 October 2016, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Venue: Postmuseum, Lilla Nygatan 6, 111 28 Stockholm

 

Objectives:

The main goal of this workshop is to equip journalists in different regions with the information and tools required to understand and file substantive reports related to the SDGs, its processes, substance, thematic trusts, targets and indicators of the 2030 Agenda.

 

DAY ONE:

20 OCTOBER 2016

 

09.00-09.15  

Welcome and opening remarks

Trainers/IPS Sweden/Forum Syd/Postkodlotteriet representatives: Why are we doing this workshop?

09.15-10.00

Session 1. Unpacking the SDGs – from 8 to 17


Speaker: Joachim Beijmo, Former Head of Communication and part of the senior management Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

10.00-10.45

Session 2: The process of implementing the 2030 Agenda – can the goals be reached?
Speaker: Katarina Sundberg, Head of Secretariat for the Swedish Agenda 2030-delegation

 

Coffee break

11.00-12.00

Session 3. Reporting on SDGs - A new dawn for a new Africa?
Speaker: Erika Bjerström, Senior Correspondent Foreign News, Swedish National Television

 

Lunch

13.00-14.00

Session 4. How will the global goals for sustainable development become reality - a UN perspective
Speaker: Caroline Åberg, Head of Office, UNDP Sweden

14.00-15.00

Session 5. Water - next global crisis?
Speaker: Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, Stockholm International Water Institute

 

Coffee break

15.15-16:00

Session 6. SDGs: A Media Perspective
Speaker: Thalif Deen, Senior Editorial Adviser and former IPS UN Bureau Chief and Regional Director

 


 

DAY TWO:

21 OCTOBER 2016

 

9.30-10.30

Session 7. Civil Society and the SDGs
Speaker: Lisa Sjöblom, Secretary General, Forum Syd and Emelie Aho, Policy Advisor, Forum Syd

 

Coffee break

10.45-11.45

Session 8. Climate change and SDGs.
Speaker: Gregor Vulturius, Climate Change Adaptation Expert, Stockholm Environment Institute, SEI.

11.45-12.45

Session 9. A hard sell, a wish list, a trove of smart story ideas?
Nick Kotch, former Africa Bureau Chief for Reuters, experienced freelance journalist and media trainer

 

Lunch

14.00-15.30

Session 9. Putting it all together » Research/discussion
Nick Kotch, former Africa Bureau Chief for Reuters, experienced freelance journalist and media trainer

 

 

Workshop in Stockholm: October 20-21

 

 

Climate change and SDGs. Speaker: Gregor Vulturius, Climate Change Adaptation Expert, Stockholm Environment Institute, SEI.

 



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