Media and sustainable development
CFI works towards constructing on offer of expertise in sustainable development, which has been relatively little touched upon to day, by creating partnerships with specialist stakeholders, by identifying new experts and by testing appropriate initiatives and activities, which will become more widespread in years to come.
CFI has acquired, for its partners, over 110 hours of documentaries on climate related issues, new energies and nature-related production on the African continent.
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The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, known as Rio+20 or Rio 2012 is set to be staged in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012. This major world summit is thus celebrating its 20th anniversary.
CFI has teamed up with the AFP Foundation and the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) in Lebanon to launch an ambitious programme for the Lebanese media entitled “Media and Development”.
Facing a rising sea level due to global warming, the Maldives is taking steps to inform the population. Canal France International (CFI) and the IRD, a research institute for development, developed a training course on the production of short news reports, which took place in the archipelago from 5 to 16 July 2010. This project was supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
The deterioration of the environment and shrinking vital resources are complex topics which need to be covered by the media. These issues in connection with sustainable development impact scientific aspects, economic fallout and public healthcare.
UNESCO organised a conference on the theme "Radio-television and climate change: a mission for public service " on 4 and 5 September 2009. In the course of the 2-day event around a hundred media professionals from Deutsche Welle, the BBC, France Télévisions, UER and COPEAM amongst others, discussed the role of the media faced with this ecological challenge.