10.01.2009 -

Media briefing on UNESCO and the UN Reform Process. Durrës, Albania 9-10 March 2009

The UNESCO Office in Venice - UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe (BRESCE) in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP in Albania will hold the “Media briefing on UNESCO and the UN Reform Process” on 9-10 March 2009 in Durrës, Albania.

The main objective of this encounter with South Eastern European (SEE) media is to provide the most updated information on UNESCO programmes, the UN Reform Process, joint programmes with other UN Agencies for implementing the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as well as the One UN Pilot Programme Albania. Future actions needed in assessing and analysing the media in Albania and other SEE countries will also be discussed.

The media briefing will take place over a couple days from 9-10 March 2009. On the first day, the topics and presentations covered on “UNESCO and the role of Non Resident Agencies (NRA) in the UN Reform Process”: One UN in Albania, Albanian National Commission, UNESCO-BRESCE Actions in SEE, UNESCO Antenna Office in Albania, UNESCO’s approach to media capacity building in SEE, Millennium Development Goals (MDG); MDG Achievement Fund (MDG-F joint projects. The second day will be dedicated to “Media Issues”.

Participants to the Media Briefing include ; G. Turkoz-Cosslett, UNDP RC Albania; E. Ruoss, UNESCO-BRESCE Director; E. Petoshati, Secretary General of the Albanian National Commission for UNESCO; Jasmina Sopova, Public Information Officer UNESCO Bureau of Public Information (BPI); Z. Harasani, NPO UNESCO Antenna Office in Albania; S. Doempke, Programme Co-ordinator, MDG-F UNESCO-UNDP Joint Programme; N. Kushti, UNDP Communication Officer; R. Lani, Director of the Albanian Media Institute and Ilda Londo, authors of “Media and Information in Albania”; S. Lekovic, Media consultant, Member of Croatian Union of Journalists; IFJ/International Federation of Journalists, IRE/Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc.; Anila Miria – Jorgji, Communication Officer, UNICEF-Albania, “Delivering as One-Working with the Media in Albania”; other UN Agencies and UN Press Club.

SEE Media Invited Participants are : ALBANIA (Tirana Observer Newspaper; Vizion TVZ), BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (Dani Newspaper; Nezavisnih novina Newspaper), CROATIA (Vjesnik Newspaper; Jutarnji List Newspaper), MONTENEGRO (Vijesti Newspaper; Monitor Newspaper), ROMANIA (HotNews Online Newspaper, Gazeta de Sud Newspaper), SERBIA (<a hrefg="http://www.b92.net/">TV B92</a>; Blic Newspaper) and THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA (Newspaper Vecer; ALSAT TV).

Photo credit : Durrës, Albania ©Wikipedia/Planeti



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