Events & Opportunities

Call for participants: Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioural Impact in Health and Social Development

A 10-day training program on Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioural Impact (COMBI) in Health and Social Development will start on 10-21 June 2019 at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy in association with the CUNY Center for Systems and Community Design and the COMBI Institute. The course will focus on communication planning for behavioral impact in health and social development. It aims to share that

RNTC releases list of courses for 2019

Radio Netherlands Training Centre (RNTC) has published its course calendar for 2019. RNTC offers courses year-round for nonprofit and media organizations. Its list of course offerings this year include Investigative Journalism, Media Campaigns for Development and Social Change, Data Journalism, and Drama for Social Change. The 2019 schedule of courses is as follows: 11 March – 22 March: Digital Engagement Bootcamp 11 March – 29 March: Digital Content Creative 13 May

Updates to the IAMCR Madrid 2019

Registration to the IAMCR (International Association for Media and Communication Research) Madrid conference to be held on 7-11 July 2019 at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain is now open. A total of 3,700 abstracts from authors in 104 different countries were received by the Conference Organizing Committee. However, only 1,500 participants can be accommodated this year. Interested participants are encouraged to register early and avail of the earlybird fees until

VI Global Conference on Family Farming set on 25-30 March 2019 at Bilbao

The World Rural Forum (WRF) is organizing the VI Global Conference on Family Farming with the theme “A Decade to Improve the Lives of Family Farmers” on 25-30 March 2019 at Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. The IV Global Conference is a prelude to the launching of the Decade of Family Farming in Rome weeks later. It will be participated in by various governments, family farmers organizations, international organizations, National Committees for Family Farming,

FAO Releases Report on the State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

The FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture recently released it first report on “The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture.”  The report gives an evaluation of the state of biodiversity for food and agriculture (BFA) as well as it management worldwide based on 91 country reports, 27 reports from international organizations, and inputs from over 175 authors and reviewers. Furthermore, it presents information on the roles

New IAMCR Working Group on Rural Communication

The new Working Group on Rural Communication (RUC) of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) was launched at the 2018 IAMCR annual conference in Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. The group is co-chaired by Rico Lie of the Wageningen University and Sarah Cardey of the University of Reading. The working group aims to provide a platform for scholars and professionals working in the field of rural communication. The focus of the working group

Invitation to join the IAMCR's 2019 Conference in Spain

The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), a global professional association of media and communication researchers, invites professionals in the field of media and communication to its 2019 conference.  Bearing the theme “Communication, Technology and Human Dignity: Disputed Rights, Contested Truths,” IAMCR 2019 will be held on 7-11 July 2019 at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain. For information and updates, visit the IAMCR 2019 conference web site or email madrid2019@iamcr.org.

Call for papers: ADCEP 2018 1st International Conference

The Association of Development Communication Educators and Practitioners (ADCEP) of the Philippines enjoins everyone to join their first International Conference with a theme, “DEVCOM in Borderless Societies” to be held on 29 November to 2 December 2018 at the University of the Philippines Los Baños. This year’s conference will tackle the following sub-themes: Capacitating new media for development DevCom in a neo liberal world DevCom in emerging gender fluid society

ICA calls for submission of papers for its 2019 conference

The International Communication Association enjoins everyone to join the 2019 ICA conference with theme, “Communication Beyond Boundaries”. This aims for an understanding of the role of communication and media in the crossing of social, political and cultural boundaries that characterize contemporary society, and encourages research that crosses the boundaries of research domains, of particular fields of research interest, and of academia and the outside world. The conference will be held on

E-learning Courses on the Sustainable Development Goals

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is offering new e-learning courses to track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs, also known as Global Goals, are 17 goals adopted by 193 world leaders during the September 2015 United Nations Summit. These goals are aimed at “mobilizing efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind” (UN, n.d.).  The courses cover