Geneva Solutions, a digital platform, was selected as the best proposals submitted in a response to the call for projects launched by the Swiss authorities to create a media platform on the work of organizations providing services on a global scale from Geneva. Read more about the planned platform (in French).
Webinar: Internews Manual – How to Manage Misinformation in a Humanitarian Context – Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – 12:30pm to 1:30pm BST
To launch a new Manual on how to manage misinformation in a humanitarian context Internews is hosting a webinar for humanitarian, media and community practitioners.
By connecting the dots in local information ecosystems in humanitarian contexts, the Internews Rumour Tracking Methodology shows what needs to be done to manage misinformation, build trust and allow reliable information to build traction among those who need it most. They will highlight key elements of the manual and place the methodology in the context of some of the trickiest misinformation challenges faced in our work.
The webinar will be facilitated by Viviane Lucia Fluck, PhD, who authored the manual. The manual was produced with financial support from the United States Agency for International Development.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – 12:30pm to 1:30 pm British Summer Time / BST
Join on Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/695246798 (Hosted by Earth Journalism Network)
For queries or to join the webinar by phone, contact Emily Cowlrick –firstname.lastname@example.org
The next Webster University Spotlight Seminar has been announced:
Igniting Change: How to Cover the Climate Crisis?
Wednesday, October 2nd 2019
Webster LLC Commons Room, Geneva
18:30 – 19:30 (networking apéro will follow)
How can the media help engage the public and inspire action on the most compelling issue of our time? Should journalists be hopeful and inspire? Or should they, as Greta Thunberg has said, “tell it like it is”?
Join us on for a free presentation by Ed Girardet, Editor of Global Geneva, on this important and timely subject. Open to Everyone. Find out more about the event >>
While this is a free event, we kindly ask that you register >>
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The start of a new year is a great time to reflect on where you are now versus where you want to be by the end of the year, and to start making plans to achieve everything you want.
What are you going to achieve this year?
Stuck for Ideas?
If you are not sure where to start with your new year resolutions, then check out these 12 ideas for resolutions that will help make you more productive or these 16 resolutions to achieve better health.
Why not resolve to attend more of our lunchtime presentations and other events? As well as learning some new skills and being inspired, you’ll get to network with other communicators in the region. You’ll find details of the latest events on this site and, if you are a registered member (membership is free!), you’ll be notified by email too.
Tips for Making Resolutions You Can Stick To
- Be sure to make resolutions that matter to you so you are motivated to achieve them
- Make them Specific, Measurable, Accountable Realistic and Time-based
- Involve other people – we only do two things in life: what we enjoy and what we’re being watched on, by involving other people you make yourself more accountable.
- Making your resolutions public is another way to encourage accountability
- Link them to your longer-term plans
- Make them fun!
Happy New Year everyone – we look forward to seeing you soon!