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Workshop on adaptation to climate change in the Indian Himalayan Region

The Centre for Environment Education (CEE) and The Third Pole (TTP) under the Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme (IHCAP) are jointly organizing a media workshop on adaptation to climate change in the Indian Himalayan Region. It will be held in Shimla from July 30 to August 1, 2014.

Senior thematic experts and policymakers will make presentations to journalists and interact with them to help improve skills that will enable better reportage on climate change issues, especially adaptation to the effects of global warming. The workshop will include a field trip to facilitate ground-level reportage of the subject. 

Application deadlineJuly 11, 2014 
Venue:  Shimla 
Dates:  July 30 to August 1, 2014 
Topic:  The workshop will focus on climate change effects and adaptation in the central and western Himalayas. Journalists from print, TV, online & radio from the Western Himalayan region (Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand) reporting on Himalayan issues will be given preference. Applications from journalists based in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh reporting on Himalayan issues will also be considered. 

 

  • Any journalist who wishes to take part should send a mail to [email protected]
  • Seats are limited, so please apply early. 
  • The organizers will arrange travel, accommodation and food for the selected journalists. 
  • Later this year, the Third Pole will hold a similar workshop with a focus on the eastern Himalayas