01.03.2015   2nd ABU Media Summit on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction 2016

Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS), in collaboration with Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), will be the host of the 2nd ABU Media Summit on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction 2016 on 12-14 May 2016 in Krabi, Thailand.

The participants will be consisted of media executives, media practitioner from Asia-Pacific region, experts and civic society. The aim is for the media to be the frontline in communicating and disseminating information in adaptation and preparation on Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction, as well as distributing information efficiently and effectively to citizens in times of disaster.

Besides the main Summit, there will be parallel sessions with civic society presenting an opportunity for discussion and exchange on challenges, increasing awareness on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction and disaster management between local and international participants. The Krabi Declaration will be a milestone on how all the stakeholders will to work together on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction.

You can watch our live streaming of the Summit on 12-14 May 2016 (Both in Thai and English) at www.thaipbs.or.th/DRRMediaSummit2016