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    • Oct 1st, Sun 2pm-5pm(JST) 1pm-4pm(HKT/SGT)
  • Venue
    • Hybrid (Sophia University Library L-821 and Zoom)
  • Subjects
    • Anyone
  • Entry fee
    • Free
  • Co-Sponsor
    • Asian American Journalists Association, Unfiltered, Institute of Global Concern Sophia University
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Cross-border Reporting on Sanitation Work in Asia
*Please bring your digital devices and headsets for interpretation services.
*LANGUAGE: English and Japanese with simultaneous translation
*Check more details and sign up here by 10pm, Sept 30

2 pm-3:30pm JST: Session (1) How to build a successful cross-border collaboration
Three award-winning freelance journalists will discuss how they conducted a cross-border collaboration, including the tools, methods, and strategies used. They’ll then share how they brought everything together to produce one global feature and four regional articles, published in Japanese, Indonesian, English and Thai.

3:45 pm-5 pm JST: Session (2) Workers, Waste to Energy, and Environmental Challenges
Workers and experts in the sanitation and waste-to-energy industry will present the latest status of technological development and the complex political, social, and economic impacts around the spread of waste to energy across Asia.


For session (1)

Yosepha Pusparisa, Indonesia-based freelance journalist
Nithin Coca, Japan-based freelance journalist
Nicha Wachpanich, Thailand-based freelance journalist
For session (2)
Kabir Arora, International Alliance of Waste Pickers (India)
A K M Maksud, Executive Director at Grambangla Unnayan Committee (Bangladesh)
Jorge Emmanuel, adjunct professor of environmental science and of engineering at Silliman University
Shuichiro Tada and Yoshikatsu Nishimura, Tokyo Sanitation Workers Union (Japan)