Wednesday, 21 December 2011
The workshop is held with participation of 40 media personnel from different media and government bodies. During the opening ceremony, Dr Yahya bin Mohammed al Hinai, Director-General of the Directorate-General of Family Development at the Ministry of Social Development, pointed out: "Throughout the past three decades, children rights are given high priority as well as supporting all issues related to children, women and family in strategic plans in the national and regional levels. We hope this will back all the efforts that have been made to support children affairs in the Sultanate".
Tuesday, 20 December 2011
NEWS / WORKSHOPS / ONEMINUTESJR / PROJECTS: Young women in India learn to express their views through film
Thursday, 15 December 2011
By Anjali Singh
Wednesday, 14 December 2011
Monday, 12 December 2011
Friday, 9 December 2011
The newest edition of the newsletter PRIX JEUNESSE WATCHwords Online is out now at http://www.prixjeunesse.de/newsletter with introduction of our PRIX JEUNESSE INTL 2012 Nominators and reports on various PRIX JEUNESSE Suitcase stops and other events in children’s media.
Thursday, 8 December 2011
They are convinced that causes for women and movements against corruption can be driven through this medium that is now growing as a source for information. In fact, as many as 28 per cent source information from social media sites whereas around 54 per cent prefer a mix of print, television and social media.
Wednesday, 7 December 2011
“Over the past few years social media has had a significant impact on people’s daily lives. The global conversation we now have because of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube,now the second largest search engine in the world after Google, would have been unimaginable 10 years ago.
In short, social and digital media communication tools are profoundly changing our lives and how we interact with one another and the world around us,” said Raed Dawood of Nawras and a strategic partner of this year’s Muscat Youth Summit.
Tuesday, 6 December 2011
Monday, 5 December 2011
The workshop attracted media practioners from the states of Jonglei, Eastern Equatoria, Western Equatoria and Central Equatoria. The workshop sought to deepen the understanding of the participants on the ethical guidelines on reporting on children.
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Friday, 25 November 2011
According to recent research by Consumer Reports, one million children were harassed, threatened, or subjected to other forms of cyberbullying on Facebook in the past year -- and that's just one social media site. Furthermore, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says 8 percent of the ID theft complaints in 2010 involved children.
NEWS / PROJECTS / RADIO: UNICEF-supported radio training encourages Haiti’s youth to tell their own story
Tuesday, 22 November 2011
Friday, 11 November 2011
The goal of the project is to support and instigate cooperation between young filmmakers in Southeast Europe, and the call for entries will be open, as in previous years, only for the participants of one of the two previous editions of the Sarajevo Talent Campus.
In this way, the Sarajevo Film Festival wishes to give the chance to directors, screenwriters, actors and producers, who attended the Sarajevo Talent Campus during the 16th and 17th editions of the Sarajevo Film Festival, to present their talent and gain additional experience by making short films.
Thursday, 10 November 2011
Juba — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will be training journalists on ethical reporting of children this later this month, the organization's Chief Executive Sid Shresha has announced.
Mr Shresha made this announcement today during a meeting with the deputy minister for Information and Broadcasting Hon Atem Yaak Atem. He explained that the training will target journalists from all the states, especially those in the grassroots.
He also pointed out that the training will be on print and radio and will entail writing good stories and producing good programs about children.
"Children are the future of the country and when photographing them they need not to be shown in a difficult situation", he said.
The award seeks to recognise the very best in original, accurate and inspiring reporting on the environment by young journalists in Africa. The UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award is open to print, broadcast and online journalists who have reported on environmental issues in 2011. Reports should demonstrate relevance to local and / or regional communities in Africa.
The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the United States and travel across the country, visiting environmental projects and interacting with leading environmental journalists, scientists and public figures. The deadline to apply is December 16, 2011.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.unep.org/yeja/nomination/
Monday, 7 November 2011
Thursday 03 Nov 2011- A documentary about the lives of two disabled children in Japan has won the 2011 Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award for broadcasting.
Iori and Ibuki - Why We Were Born by Shizuoka Telecasting of Japan was named the winner of the award on 2 November in Hong Kong during the CASBAA Convention.
The Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award, created by CASBAA, ABU and UNICEF in 2001, is given annually to the best television programme produced in the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on children's rights.
Mariko Hashimoto, the producer of Iori and Ibuki - Why We Were Born, spent 11 years of filming and interviewing Iori and her family. Iori and her younger brother were each born with disabilities. Their story is a compelling tale of resilience and optimism.
7 November 2011 - Maori Television Hosts Children and Media Symposium
Maori Television will host an international children’s media expert this Wednesday, 9 November, for a day focused on tamariki (children) and rangatahi (young people) and the media.
David Kleeman is President of the American Center for Children and Media, and is on the Advisory Board Chair to the international children's TV festival, Prix Jeunesse.
Kleeman has advised producers, broadcasters, government organisations and NGOs, undertaken research on children and public service media in the digital age, and is a renowned author on the subject of children and the media.
Monday, 31 October 2011
BAR, Montenegro, 24–29 October 2011 - 20 young people from Montenegro successfully finished the One Minutes Juniors film workshop, organised as part of the International TV Festival in Bar and supported by UNICEF.
The result, 20 one-minute films describing their views on key child rights issues. This year, 20 young people through one-minute movies presented their ideas on topics dealing with education, health and child protection.
Anida Avdic, student at the Institute for Education and Rehabilitation of Persons with Hearing and Speaking Impairment in Kotor, in her film described the issue of insecurity and the feeling she has about the people talking about her disability whenever she enters the bus on her way to school.
"My movie is talking about the moment I am entering the bus with the feeling of sadness and insecurity, but when a person approaches to me and helps me I feel happines. In my movie people were not talking about my disability," Alida explained.
UNICEF consultant, Chris Schuepp, helps children around the world express their ideas, dreams and opinions by supporting them to produce their own 1 min movies. This is the third year in a raw he is working on making movies with children and teenagers from Montenegro.
Professionals interested in an international career can apply to a talent-identification initiative.
UNICEF is recruiting through its New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI), a two-year program used as an entry point for mid-career professionals.
NETI participants will spend one year at UNICEF's New York headquarters working in a functional areas of need. Participants will then be deployed internationally on assignments related to their projects.
Applicants must have an advanced university degree, proficiency in English and another official UN language, at least 2-5 years relevant work experience and must be willing to accept an assignment to any UNICEF office worldwide.
The deadline is November 4. For more information, click here.
ISLAMABAD: International Children's Film Festival would open today (Monday) at Cinepax Cinema, Jinnah Park, Kacheri Road, Rawalpindi, Cantt.
The festival organised by The Little Art aims to provide alternative learning opportunities to children in Pakistan and introduce arts as a positive learning vehicle to children and young people.
The festival will be presenting 77 films from 26 countries. To the international submission call, the festival organizer received nearly 400 films from all over the world and has selected some of the best, which are suitable for children and young people in Pakistan.
The festival would be full of excitement and thrill, packed with back to back morning shows for 5 days for school children. The shows are scheduled from 9:30 am onwards till 1.45 pm, each morning of the festival days.