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Collaboration needed in Science Communication

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Cross-section of workshop participants

Effective science communication requires more collaboration between researchers, communications officers and journalists. This was one of the key messages in a 2-day science reporting workshop, held on 5-6 May 2017,jointly organised by theUnited Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT),Netherlandsand the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Accra. The workshop, dubbed “Reach & Turn” aimed to helpbridge the gap between science communication and science journalism.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 May 2017 04:44

Climate change is costing lives particularly in poor and vulnerable countries – Says LDC Chair

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Chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group, Gebru Jember Endalew, said "climate change is costing lives and livelihoods, particularly in poor and vulnerable countries so there is a need for urgent action by all countries. The LDC Group will continue to push for fair and ambitious action by all."

Last Updated on Monday, 08 May 2017 07:46

Nations Meet in Bonn to Take Forward Guidelines for Fully Implementing Paris Agreement

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In a next round of UN climate change negotiations, nations are meeting from 8 – 18 May 2017 to further develop the guidelines needed to fully implement the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement now and over the decades to come.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 May 2017 03:43

Locals reap the Benefit of Community forest.

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Few years back accepting of community forest wasn’t a welcomed move in many communities in Bhutan , but when they are able to reap the benefit today they are the once to rejoice it. This is a story of the community in Trongsa ,Bhutan who were seen observing their own community forest day yesterday. Thanks to the government initiative for allocating the part of forest to the communities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:43

Indoor pollution, an unattended pollution.

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When we think of air pollution most of us always think of smoke from industrial plants, emission of heavy gases and vehicular emission. But did we ever think of how harmful are the smoke that comes from burning wood.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 April 2017 17:52
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