About the Online News and Session Summaries
The summaries contained in the Online News service are based in many hours of
volunteer work. A system was carefully designed to assist volunteer writers of varying backgrounds distill the main conclusions into a brief summary. During the
Forum itself, over 40 volunteer reporters were assigned to each of the sessions to document the presentations.
These summaries form the basis of much of this Online News service.
It is important to bear in mind that the summaries are not intended to serve as a chronology of each
session, nor do they necessarily represent the views of the Forum. Instead, they are an attempt
by individual reporters to capture the major findings and best practices from the
hundreds of presentations of WCSF as concisely as possible.
While we have edited the summaries for grammatical and stylistic consistency, we regret that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all facts presented in the summaries. We apologize in advance for any omissions, inaccuracies or misspelled names. The volunteers involved truly should be applauded for their efforts to try to give anyone who is interested a chance to learn lessons from every session.
Editorials were written by the journalists who participated in the Training for Journalists. The training was an opportunity for journalists from developing countries to gain experience with writing about international issues and share good practices with their colleagues in Geneva.
The online news service and session reporting system was developed by m.c. art design communications (MCART) and International Conference Volunteers (ICV). For more information, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the articles or training for journalists, please contact
Concept, structure and design of the Online News Service & Sessions Reporting System:
Randy Schmieder, m.c art design communications (MCART) and Viola Krebs, International
Conference Volunteers (ICV).
Coordination of Summaries
and Reporters Team:
John Copland (ICV) and Sarah
Caudwell (MI/SCI), Viola Krebs (ICV), Nancy Troxler (ICV), Randy Schmieder (MCART) and
Antoinette Wills (ICV)
Julie Archer (ICV), John Copland (ICV), Sarah
Caudwell (MI/SCI), Viola Krebs (ICV), Randy Schmieder (MCART)
Volunteer Reporters Youth Forum:
David Alfon, Myriam Bouverat, Kelvin Cheung (ICV), Colleen Costello, Christina
Campisi, Amanda Chawansky, Huang Tzu Chi, Mireland Demers, Jocelyn Gretz, Shamina de
Gonzaga, Nicholas Langsford (MI/SCI), Kimberly Lux, Olivia Martin (Hague Appeal), Mavis Su, Juan
Selgado, Susan Singh, Cheng Wen Ju, Jonah Wittkamper.
Volunteer Reporters Main Forum:
Dina Abousamra (ICV), Jamil Abousamra (ICV), Julie Archer (ICV), Ashleigh Arledge (International Peace Bureau -
IPB), Alexandra Biod (ICV), Marc Brightman (ICV), Kelvin Cheung (ICV), John Copland (ICV), Emilie Della Corte (ICV), Lorraine M. Culverhouse (ICV), Emmanuelle Diehl
(IPB), Djeneba Dialla (ICV), Stephen J. Doggett (ICV), Yasmine El Rifai
(IPB), Cheryl Fischer (ICV), Jean-Damascène Gasanabo (ICV), Gabrielle Gerelle (ICV), Silke Hattendorf (ICV), David Hay-Edie
(IPB), Jenny Hery-Jaona (ICV), Kamel Jain (IPB), Rekha Juncker (ICV), Lamine Kane (ICV), Nkatha Kobia (ICV), Sarah Krasker (ICV), Stefania Kregel (ICV), Yoshiko Kurisaki (Pacific Telecommunications Council), Anna-Maria Lancianese (ICV), Karen Lee (ICV), Kane Lamine (ICV), Sophie Lilley (ICV), Vilay Luang (ICV), Adalbert Nouga (ICV), Luis-Alberto Perez-Portugal (ICV), Edith Rojas (ICV), Julia Richter (ICV), Laeiticia Marie Sanchez
(IPB), Agnieska Stankiewicz, Cosima Strasser (ICV), Martha Tepepa (ICV), Claudine Vigna (ICV), Zhenying Wu (ICV).
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Coordination of Articles Team:
Adullatif Fakhfakh (Verité Action / MI)
Adullatif Fakhfakh (Verité Action / MI), Emmanual De Smackers (MI/SCI), Victor Frimpong (MI), Keith Hindell (former BBC), Carla Ruta (MI), Anne Trehern (MI), Randy Schmieder (MCART)
Saleem Al-Habash (Pyalara Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership And Rights Activation), Ronnate Asirwatham (Daily Mirror, Colombo), Zahi Haddad (ICV), Fatoumata Aumarceu
Hama, Kamel Bouzeboudjen (Reporters sans frontières), Godefroid Bwiti Lumisa
(Syfia International), Souleymane Mhamane Cisse, Amina Iro Moustapha, Franck
Kodbaye, Franck Kinninvo (Jeunesse pour le développement), Eliazar
Mafuru, Edwin Perez, Marcelo Netto Rodrigues (Independent Journalist and Landless Workers Movement of Brazil's - Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra, militant), Randy Schmieder
(MCART), Ali Shaukat (Kashmir Journalists Forum), Mohamed Si Belkacem (Umazigh - langue
Berbère), Anne Trehern (MI), Charlemagne Zannou.
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droits homme| Boutros-Ghali
Finance | Organic
Agriculture | Self
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africaines | Défis
de la paix | Berberes
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Summaries | Latinoamerica
Permanent forum | Sfeir-Younis
Photography Viola Krebs (ICV), Jorge Garbino (ICV), Ana-Maria Pacheco (MI) and Patrice Moullet (ICV), Randy Schmieder (MCART)