Liza Cabrera

WWSF Prize for Rural Women - Call for Nomination

Since 1994 the Women’s World Summit Foundation Prize ($ 1000 per laureate and $ 3000 for African women’s organisations) honors women and women’s groups around the world exhibiting exceptional creativity, courage and commitment for the improvement of the quality of life in rural communities. Rural women provide examples of sound practice in their communities, but still do not have full access to tools needed for development, such as education, credit,

International conference on climate change and humanity

Rome, Italy will host the 2nd International Conference on Climate Change and Humanity (ICCCH) on February 24-25, 2013. The conference aims to bring to a common forum innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of Climate Change and Humanity. Its primary goal is to promote research and developmental activities in this sector, and to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students and practitioners working in India and

Forests for People Short Film Contest

200 million people. 193 countries. One amazing portrait of how forests sustain us. Forests for People is a short film contest organized by the UN Forum on Forests Secretariat, together with the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. Everyone, in every part of the world, is invited to create and share a personal film about their relationship with the forest and how it inspires, shelters, nurtures or makes life possible. Every type

Chapman Conference on Communicating Climate Science

Communicating Climate Science: A Historic Look to the Future The goal of this Chapman Conference is to bring together scholars, social scientists, and journalists to discuss both the history and recent advances in the understanding of climate science and how to communicate that science to policymakers, the media, and society. A research agenda of the conference will focus on the efficacy of scientific communication, with ideas on improved practices arising

Centre for Communication and Social Change Conference 2013

The Centre for Communication and Social Change of the University of Queensland is holding its inaugural boutique conference on January 29-31, 2013. With the theme, Beyond the Impasse: Exploring New Thinking in Communication & Social Change, the conference will have keynote speakers Silvio Waisbord, Florencia Enghel,  Jo Tacchi. Centre co-director A/P Pradip Thomas said “As scholars working in the field of CSC, it falls to us to provide a coherent critique of contemporary


The College of Development Communication (CDC) in the University of the Philippines Los Banos is now Center of Excellence (COE) in Development Communication as declared by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). The CDC now serves as a potent catalyst for world-class scholarships, best practices, innovative curriculum, research and extension, and professional development in communication. A Center of Excellence (COE) is either a public or private higher education institution which

4th International Conference on Environmental and Rural Development

The International Society of Environmental and Rural Development is pleased to announce the 4th International Conference on Environmental and Rural Development to be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, 19-20 January 2013. The main objective of this conference is to discuss and develop the suitable and effective processes and strategies for sustainable rural development taking into account of agricultural and environmental aspects in developing countries. Scientists and facilitators of all disciplines

FEMSCRIPT Participatory Video to Empower Women

The FEMSCRIPT project was designed to empower women in the Niger Delta to make their voices heard in the public arena and highlight women’s human rights issues through participatory video. Led by Media Information Narrative Development (MIND), in collaboration with Stichting FLL from the Netherlands who conducted the participatory video training, the project was supported by CORDAID and the Netherlands Embassy in Nigeria. The project included training, the provision of

New Development Symposium 2013

CFP: Is There a New Development? Symposium 5-6 April 2013 The promise and politics of provincializing experts, models, and knowledge in the 21st century Abstracts due: 1 February 2013 Development, understood as a set of aspirations, an organizational field, sets of expertise, or a guiding imaginary has shifted in response to the post-colonial growth of democracy in the South, the rise of multi-stakeholder partnerships and sustainability discourses, and the frenzied

International executive media and TV workshop

The International Executive Media and TV Workshop (IEMTW) will be held on September 19-21 in Vienna, Austria. Communication practitioners, technical project staff and media focal points working for UN agencies; civil society organizations; and public institutions are welcome to join. The three-day intensive course is Center for Development Communication’s flagship course. The course provides an all-inclusive learning package that will enable participants to have better ability and understanding in dealing with