Esteemed colleagues and friends:
You are cordially invited to the Cyprus Community Media Center (CCMC) for the Community Media Cyprus Policy Conference on Tuesday,13 October, from 9:40 until 14:50.
You may find the Agenda at the end of this article.
CCMC has been working with Civil Society Organizations, Experts and Stakeholders who will be present and participate in the presentation of a feasibility study and a policy paper that aims to promote Community Media in Cyprus.
You may access both papers via this link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-Shc_iNyOXcd3lOY1pRZnlidGc , examining the Social, Technical and Legal dimensions.
The conference aims to discuss the policy with the community and stress the importance of community media and of having a proper policy in place for community media.
The conference will go on from 9:40 to 14:50 on Tuesday the 13th. A light lunch and drinks will be provided.
We look forward to seeing you at the Community Media Policy Conference.
Many thanks and kind regards,
Project Coordinator (CCMC)
The conference is part of the “Your Voice in Europe” project with the support of the European Commission Representation in Cyprus and implemented by CCMC. The opinions expressed do not necessary reflect those of the Representation, nor of the EC.
9:40 – 10:00 – Registration and Coffee
10:00 – 10:15 – Welcome / Opening remarks (on behalf of CCMC Board – speaker TBA).
10:15 – 10:30 – The European Commission Representation in Cyprus and the role of Community Media (Short speech by the Representation – speaker TBA).
10:30 – 10:45 – Your Voice in Europe project: Presentation of Aims, Activities and Results (Mr. Orestis Tringides, YVIE Project Coordinator)
10:45 – 11:15 – Presentation of Community Media Feasibility Study for Cyprus (Legal, Social, Technical) (Venetia (Venia) Papa)
11:15 – 11:25 – Break 10’
11:25 – 11:55 – Presentation of Community Media Policy Paper (Legal, Social, Technical) (Dr. Christophoros Christophorou).
11:55 – 12:25 – Discussion
12:25 – 12:55 – BREAK WITH COFFEE, SNACKS AND LIGHT LUNCH
12:55 – 13:25 – Media Literacy and Community Radio (MYCYradio) Activities Presentation (CCMC Team, and/or OT).
13:25 – 13:50 – Presentation of activities and results of “Demystifying Europe” Radio Show (Rosie Charalambous, journalist)
13:50 – 14:20 – “What’s in for me?” Volunteer MYCYradio Broadcasters talking about their Community Radio experiences (Open for all MYCYradio Volunteer Broadcasters)
14:20 – 14:50 – Discussion