Youths gather to focus on child issues
October 29, 2012 6:07 pm
Twenty-one participants from the Pacific region have gathered in Suva to address issues related to children and youths using the media.
The workshop has been organized by UNICEF, PACMAS and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
UNICEF spokesperson, Tomas Jensen says the participants will be engaged in group activities.
“We are going to be producing between 15 and 20 radio, tv, print and social media production that are focusing on topics relevant to young people in the pacific and we are also going to try to establish partnership with the media so that young people continue to do production after the workshop."
Participant – Marie Noelle says she is willing to share her views with other participants to find a collective solution.
“We came for this workshop to find interactive ways in which we can engage with our audience in finding issues and solutions to help the children and our youths.”
Education, Climate Change, STI’s, Violence against Children and Non –Communicable diseases are some of the key issues being discussed at the workshop.