CACCC 2023: Climate Issues Relevant to Media

Publication date: 15 May 2023

The three-day off-line training «Media and Climate Change: Theory and Practice» completed in Dushanbe on May 15, 2023.

In her speech, the World Bank's Regional Director for the Central Asia region Tatiana Proskuryakova stressed the importance of the media in covering climate change issues. An informed dialogue with the society is possible if the media itself is informed and may get in contact with the society.

The Executive Director of the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC), Zafar Mahmudov mentioned the positive contribution and influence of media on society.

World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, Ozan Sevimli wished participants productive and interesting work.

The Lead Natural Resources Management Specialist in the World Bank’s Europe and Central Asia Region Environment, Natural Resources, Paola Agostini expressed confidence that this training would provide valuable climate information for participants. 

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Alexey Kokorin briefly informed journalists on ten climate issues relevant to the media.

At the end, the media trainer Marat Sadykov presented main features of mobile journalism and the capabilities of smartphone for making video and photo content.

All training participants were awarded certificates.

The training was organized by the World Bank and the Regional Environmental Centre under the financial support of the PROGREEN Trust Fund.

The training is organized for journalists and representatives of media projects in Central Asia.

The event was held within the framework of the 5th Central Asia Climate Change Conference (CACCC-2023). The 5th Central Asia Climate Change Conference (CACCC-2023) is organized by the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) under Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program in the Aral Sea Basin AF (CAMP4ASB AF) and Central Asia Nexus Dialogue Project: Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus and Multi-Sector Investment (NEXUS) in cooperation with the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Central Asia Water & Energy Program (CAWEP), a partnership among the World Bank, the European Union, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and is supported by PROGREEN.

CAREC implements CAMP4ASB AF jointly with EC IFAS under the financial support of the World Bank and the Green Climate Fund.

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