• Tuesday 18 Oct 2016
  • Urban Journalism Academy

    Urban Journalism Academy
    Venue: Press Conference Room - Casa De La Cultura Ecuatoriana
    Lead Organization:
    • Habitat III Secretariat.
    Speakers:

    Topics & Speakers:

    Covering Global Development in an Urban World

    • Michael Kimmelman, Architecture and Design critic for the New York Times
    • Paola Totaro, Land Rights editor for the Thomson Reuters Foundation
    • Mike Herd, Editor-in-Chief for the Guardian Cities

    Media Urban Projects - Discover the Greatest Urban Storytellers

    • Next City
    • Urb.im
    • Towards the Human City
    • CityLab
    • Planeta Futuro

    Role of Media in the Implementation of the New Urban Agenda

    • Neal Peirce, Editor-in-Chief for Citiescope
    • Jessica Bridger, Communications consultant and Urbanist
    • Facilitated by Simone d’Antonio

    The Urban Journalism Academy—turning development into news—is a pioneering and innovative initiative to train journalists and media professionals who are already interested or involved in urban development with reference to social and economic issues facing cities in the 21st Century.

    For  more information and a glimpse at past Urban Journalism Academies, click here: http://habitat3.org/urban-journalism-academy