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June 13th, 2013

gif_unfao38_animation2 June 15-22 marks the 38th Biennial Conference of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). In addition to daily written TerraViva FAO38 coverage of the conference, the newly born IPSTV, is organising five televised Media Talks on issues related to media and food security.

The “Food and Media Talks” mark the beginning of IPSTV pilot phase that will lead to daily programs starting September 2013.

When: Daily at 2.30 p.m. CEST (Rome time)
Where: FAO headquarters, Rome | online streaming at www.ips-tv.net

Panelists from government, civil society, academia, FAO, media and the private sector will engage in daily live-streamed conversations on five current topics related to food, development and media:

June 17th: The Millennium Path – Successes and Challenges on our Way to a Zero-hunger World

June 18th: Africa – Will the Forthcoming Economic Boom Change Africa’s Rural Backyard?

June 19th: Sustainability – Losing and Wasting Food in a Hungry World

June 20th: Food Prices — The Expensive Basket. When Bread and Rice Become a Luxury

June 21th: The Role of the Media — Covering the “Hunger Story” in a  Multimedia Environment

The talks will be broadcast in three languages (English, Spanish, French) from the Sheikh Zayed Conference Hall at FAO in Rome via live web streaming: www.ips-tv.net (available starting June 17th)

The multimedia coverage of the 38th FAO Conference is the first step in a renewed collaboration between IPS and FAO.

Watch live at www.ips-tv.net, daily at 2.30 p.m. Rome
(8.45 a.m. NYC; 9.45 a.m. Rio de Janeiro; 6.15 p.m. New Delhi; 3.45 p.m. Nairobi)
Read on TerraViva FAO38
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Read the detailed TV Media Talks agenda here.

 

 

 

 

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