Radio Netherlands Training Centre (RNTC) has published its course calendar for 2018. One of the courses that it will be offering is "Media Campaigns for Development and Social Change." The course aims to enable participants to "explore the ingredients of successful development campaigns and learn how to create the right campaign for your target audience" (RNTC website).
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will be holding IAMCR 2018 with the theme "Reimagining Sustainability: Communication and Media Research in a Changing World" on 20-24 June at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has declared September 28 as the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) based on a resolution on 17 November 2015 that proclaims September 28 of every year as such. Now on its second year, the declaration is relevant in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16 (Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies), which highlights the importance of public access to information and protection of fundamental freedoms.