Urban Journalism Academy
The Urban Journalism Academy (UJA)—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. Read more
The UJA at the Conference started with Habitat III Secretary General Dr. Joan Clos addressing the vision of the New Urban Agenda and recognising the importance of media participation in the debate. A high-level panel with representatives of globally relevant media like The New York Times, The Guardian, El País, and Thomson Reuters Foundation was held, followed by an interesting and well-attended debate about the future of urban journalism.