Head of Eurasia division
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Germany's Federal President Joachim Gauck has praised DW Akademie's efforts to set up a much-needed journalism school in Myanmar. He referred to the project in a speech given this week at Yangon University.
Whether it's floods, soil erosion or storm damage, the Pacific Islands are particularly susceptible to climate change. Reporting effectively on its impact was the focus of a DW Akademie workshop for regional journalists.
After almost 50 years of dictatorship Myanmar is moving towards democracy and the country's media landscape is undergoing significant changes. At a conference in Yangon experts discussed challenges and opportunities.
More than two years ago DW Akademie began training producers of kids' and youth TV programs at Afghanistan's state broadcaster, RTA. Forough Hossein Pour is a trainer in the long-term workshop series, "Learning is fun!"
Two DW Akademie events held in Bonn and Berlin took an in-depth look at Pakistan’s media environment. The focus was on journalists’ working conditions and the challenges they face.