Translating Research into Action: Development Research Communications Workshop, 7-8 November, Bonn

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07 Nov 2019

Following the success of our Research Communciations Workshop in 2018, we invite communications professionals from our member institutes and members of our Research Communciations Working Group to another round of interactive exchange and discussions here in Bonn. The programme will be updated in due course. Download the programme

Translating Research into Action: Development Research Communications Workshop

Where:            EADI Seminar room, Kaiser-Friedrich-Strasse 13, 53113 Bonn, Germany

When:             Thursday 7 and Friday 8 November 2019

Thursday: Trends and Perspectives

13:30 - 14:00   Welcome

14:00 – 14:30   Introduction of participants and icebreaker

14:30 -15:00    “Communicating environmental emergencies”: Brigitte Bejean, Director of Communications, Institut du développement durable et des relations internationals(IDDRI)

15:00-15:30     Interactive exchange

15:30-16:00     “Do you speak development? Language as an obstacle in our communications”: Henri-Bernard Solignac-Lecomte, Senior Communications Manager, Development, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

16:00-16:30     Interactive exchange

16:30-17:00     Coffee and cake

17:00-17:30     “Nobody reads the annual report, but people get upset about your organizational Tweets – some paradoxes about communicating development in a mediatized world”: Tobias Denskus, Senior Lecturer Communication for Development, Malmö University, Aidnography.de

17:30-18:00     Interactive exchange

18:00-19:00     Joining the dots: collecting and identifying topics/areas for further discussion/action during the World Café on Friday

20:00                Dinner at the Italian Restaurant Tuscolo, hosted by EADI

Friday: Trends and Perspectives - Next Steps - Visit to NGO

08:30-9:00       Welcome

09:00-9:30       Navigating research, activism and contentious change”: Chris Jordan, Communications & Impact Manager, Global Development Institute (GDI)

9:30-10:00       Interactive exchange

10:00-10:20     “From Research to Action”, introducing the World Café method and agreeing on areas for action

10:20-10:45     Coffee Break

10:45-11:45     “From Research to Action” continued, World Café style exchange on agreed areas for action

11:45-12:00      What’s next for the EADI Research Communications Working Group

12:00-12:30      Wrap up: what are concrete next steps? What do I take home?

12:30-14:00      Lunch and walk over to Germanwatch, a Bonn-based advocacy NGO

14:00-14:30     “Germanwatch experiences with research based advocacy”: Stefan Rostock,   Team Leader - Education for Sustainable Development, Promoter for Climate & Development in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germanwatch

14:30-16:00      Interactive exchange and farewell

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