The series of training sessions implemented in the frame of UNDP-GCF Armenia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) project aimed at media students and faculty members of state universities continues.
Another “Specificities of reporting on climate change adaptation in Armenia” training session was organized on March 11-13 engaging students and lecturers of Yerevan State University Faculty of Journalism.
The three-day training aimed at raising the awareness of media students and lecturers of Journalism faculty on climate change and climate change adaptation, providing the necessary knowledge to find, study and report on relevant subjects in different sectors, thus contributing to awareness raising on climate change and climate change adaptation among the society and active reporting on these topics.
Participants of the training got acquainted with the climate change trends, impacts, risks and vulnerabilities, available adaptation measures in Armenia, as well as discussed and presented measures and practices aimed at raising public awareness on climate change issues, necessary institutional changes and adaptation measures during practical group works. Opportunities to include topics related to climate change and adaptation in the educational process were additionally discussed with the participating lecturers.
Overall 24 students and lecturers of Yerevan State University Faculty of Journalism participated in the training session.