Workshop for Journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean towards the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
May 8 (Mexico time)
16:30 - Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women on gender in Rio + 20.
17 - Panel on green economy
10:00 horas - Access and sustainable management of water
11:30 horas - Agriculture and food security: keys to sustainable development
12:00 horas - Organization of Rio + 20
12:30 horas - Update on Rio +20
13:30 horas - Logistics for journalists
14:00 horas - The position of Paraguay
15:15 horas - Civil society
16:00 horas - Panel on energy
17:00 horas - The Caribbean in Río+20
17:30 horas - Preparations for Rio+20 with Jorge Chediek, Resident Coordinator UN Brazil
A two-day workshop for journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean, with participation of more than 15 United Nations Agencies, as well as representatives from various governments and civil society, will address the themes and media logistics of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The purpose this event is to provide the media with the necessary information and tools to monitor, directly from Rio de Janeiro or from a distance, the multiple means available to cover the Conference. The workshop will take place the 8 and 9 May from 9am to 5pm CDT (Mexico City local time), in which high-level experts from different locations will discuss the themes on the agenda of Rio+20. Including, Labour, Energy, Water, Cities, Disasters, Health, Gender, Environment, Sustainability and many more from a journalistic perspective. Logistics of media participation, including accreditations, accommodations, online resources, media facilities, official programme, parallel events, and others will also be addressed, with a view to facilitating the media participation.