Future Together – One Message to Encourage: Media Training for Cultural Heritage and Nature Conservation NGOs
Nicosia, 8 July 2011 - The Project “Future Together” is cooperating with the Cyprus Community Media Centre (CCMC) to provide a schedule of training in strategic communications and video production over the coming months. Forming part of the ‘One Message to Encourage’ initiative of Future Together, the workshops are designed to build the media capacity of community-driven cultural or natural heritage conservation projects. The first training session with the successful applicants from these projects will take place at CCMC on 8th July, followed by on-location video shoots made by the trainees throughout July and August at their selected locations. Participants will also receive training in how to develop and disseminate various media products and to enhance their communications and advocacy capacity. The videos created through these hands-on workshops will be screened to the public in September.
Future Together Project
The “Future Together” project, which is implemented by Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK) and The Union of Chamber of Cyprus Turkish Engineers and Architects (KTMMOB), is supported by the United Nations Development Programme – Action for Cooperation and Trust (UNDP-ACT) with funding from USAID. It is designed to promote a socially inclusive reconciliation process on the island with a focus on enhancing cultural and natural heritage projects through participatory approaches. The overall aim of the initiative is enhance citizen participation in decision-making processes, in particular with regards to shared physical spaces.
One Message to Encourage
The ”One Message to Encourage” initiative will provide an opportunity for small-scale, community-driven cultural or natural heritage conservation projects to tell their success stories story to a wider audience, and to have access to the capacity-building and advocacy programmes of the “Future Together” project, and have a chance to exchange knowledge and experience with other practitioners.For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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