This is the third Impact Seminar convened by GRID-Arendal to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on the impact of environmental information on decision-making. This seminar aims to address the issues of how GRID-Arendal and UNEP can enhance their activities in the areas of communication and campaigns. The seminar will explore new possibilities that modern information technologies offer for communicating environmental information to decision-makers, the potential for cooperation with the media and publishers, and the ways to measure measure impact.
Speakers will include:
Satinder Bindra, Director, UNEP's Division of Communications and Public Information (DCPI);
Alex Kirby, free-lance journalist, author and environmental correspondent for BBC News Online;
Klaus Liedtke, Editor-in-chief, National Geographic Germany and GA Board member;
Dr. Ashbindu Singh, Regional Coordinator, UNEP Division of Early Warning & Assessment, Regional Office for North America;
Dr. Dmitriy Kavtaradze, Chief of the Laboratory of Ecology and Environmental Protection, Moscow State University.
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