27 Nov '11, 8pm

For climate change newbie journos: a practical guide to reporting #COP17.

Whilst the opening ceremonies and the high-level segment at the end of the conference attract high-level government participation, newsworthy events take place on a daily basis. Such events are press briefings (up to fourteen on a single day) for example on the part of governments, environmental organisations and UN bodies. These media briefings give an update on the status of the negotiations, are used to announce key decisions, lay out negotiating positions to the public and launch newsworthy studies which relate to the negotiations. The UN Climate Change Secretariat briefs the press during the most intense phase of the negotiations (usually daily in the second week of the COP and three or four times during the first week). In addition, press releases will be issued by the UNFCCC and other organisations. Side-events have the potential to generate interesting news stories...

Full article: http://unfccc.int/press/items/6485.php

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