Barents Press International Board had a meeting in Saariselkä, Finland on 7-8 November. The main issues to discuss were Barents Press Russia activity after the founder and many years leader Elena Larionova’ going away and the coming Annual Conference – 2015.
On November 27-29, 2014 in Murmansk will host the VII international festival The Northern Character. It is organized by TV company "TV-21"and Production Center "Northern Character" with the support of the Russian Ministry of culture, Government of Murmansk region, Norilsk Nickel company, the Administrative Board of Norrbotten (Sweden), the Barents Secretariat, the Center for journalism in the Nordic countries, Murmansk Union of journalists, Barents Press and others.
Bellona invites journalists to Climate Change Seminar
Participants of a previous Bellona seminar in Svanhovd.
Nowadays regional Russian journalists side step climate change issues – this subject is only very rarely covered in mass media in the Russian part of the Barents region. In organizing this seminar, Bellona intends to invite specialists from both Russia and Norway to inform Russian and Norwegian journalists.
The following topics will be covered during the seminar: the threat of climate change and global warming, Russian and European climate policies, obligations for CO2 reductions, possible solutions to the climate change problem, etc.
Russian and Norwegian journalists will be given the opportunity to share their experience in approaches and in writing about climate change, discuss the difficulties they encounter and the prospects for their work in this sphere.
Bellona hopes that this seminar will enable journalists from Russia to raise their level of knowledge about climate change, and to be more free and experienced when working on articles about climate change issues.
If you are interested in participation in this seminar, please, contact Anna Kireeva firstname.lastname@example.org