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South Asia Media Workshop on Adaptation to Climate Change
18 May 2011 - 20 May 2011
kathmandu and Dhulikhel, Nepal

Workshop components
The workshop will consist of briefings from climate change specialists followed by question and answer sessions; interactive discussions between participants on how best to cover the subjects, facilitated by experienced journalists; and offers of networking opportunities, specifically tailored to the situation in South Asia. Additional resources that journalists need for sustained coverage of climate change, especially how to adapt to it, will be provided.

The tentative programme is to have presentations from experts and interactive sessions on the first day, a whole-day field visit on the second day, and more presentations and discussions on the third day, especially on the lessons learned from the field visit.

Target participants
Journalists from Print, TV, Radio or online media who regularly cover environmental issues, especially climate change and its effects, from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

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