SLYCAN Trust in partnership with the Sri Lanka College of Journalism launched the first module on climate change communication for journalists in Sri Lanka on 19th September 2018.
The module focuses on:
- Creating awareness among journalism students on climate change and related issues which impact at national and international level
- Capacity building on effective communication on climate change and sustainable development related topics,
- Engaging the journalism students in writing on issues related to climate change, sustainable development and environmental protection.
The lectures are conducted by experts in the fields of climate change, sustainable development and communication, in all three languages with interpretations where needed. The students will be work with the experts in developing their skills, and communicating for different purposes on the fields of focus, by using different communication platforms.