A misunderstood gesture, a misinterpreted look - a DW Akademie workshop for Germany's Foreign Office candidates looks at the subtleties of intercultural communication.
Gunjan Sharma did undercover research in Indian psychiatric hospitals and found inhumane conditions. Her report won the German Development Media Award.
At a public panel discussion held in the European Parliament, MEPs and civil society representatives emphasized the role of the media in implementing global development goals. The event was initiated by DW Akademie.
Sharing know-how is the focus of the second phase of the "African Stories" project. The first phase began in 2011 and since then television crews from all over Africa have been trained in the production of TV features.
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.
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