24 July 2009
This training kit attempts to provide media professionals with basic information about some priority issues for sustainable development. It also provides practical exercises to inspire investigative reporting, and draws links to existing experience that may enrich the information resources of media professionals.The kit addresses issues that are being discussed on the social, economic and environmental fronts. It does not pretend to know all the answers, but draws on existing experience and recommends resources for further inquiry and research. It encourages the media to engage in public participation and to debate improvements that can lead to sustainable development. It also seeks to contribute to media awareness and understanding of sustainability.
At request of UNESCO/Almaty, the publication was translated into Russian and adapted for the Central Asian context by CARNet - Digital Informational Network on Environment and Sustainable Development in Central Asia Countries and Russia in close cooperation with UNESCO.
Russian Edition: ISBN 978-9967-25-504-3