Panos Caribbean’s 25th Anniversary Feature on CVM Televison. FOCUS: our Environment Programme

Andrea Downer – This Thursday, July 21st, CVM Television, one of Panos Caribbean’s media partners will be highlighting the work the organisation has done in environment over the past 25 years as part of the organisations 25 year anniversary celebrations which will be observed from June 2011 – June 2012.

The organisation will be featured on CVM Television once every three months until June 2012 and this Thursday’s feature & interview segment will be broadcast LIVE on CVM LIVE at 7 for the first half hour of the one-hour programme from 7:00-7:30pm.

Executive Director of Panos Caribbean, Jan Voordouw and Regional Director, Media, Community and Environment at Panos Caribbean, Indi McLymont-Lafayette will both be interviewed tomorrow night. A representative of the Mocho Community Development Association (MCDA) and an artiste who participates in Panos’ Voices for Climate Change Education project which it implements in conjunction with MCDA and other environment partners will also be interviewed about their experiences working with Panos projects and how they and their communities and career respectively have benefited.

Panos Caribbean Panos Marks 25 Years of Development Work in the Caribbean on June 1, 2011. The organisation, which works through media in the Caribbean to raise awareness on issues affecting marginalized persons with the aim of having those issues addressed, will observe this milestone with a variety of activities between JUNE 2011-JUNE 2012.

Panos is focussing on one of our programme areas each quarter: our Environment programme from June – August, Children & Youth from September – November, Health (HIV) from December- February and Gender from March – June 2012.

For twenty-five years Panos has been working with the media and other communicators to foster debate on under-reported, misrepresented or misunderstood development issues. We believe that only by including the voices and views of those most affected by these issues – usually the poorest and most marginalised people in society – will lasting solutions be found.

See highlights of our year-long 25th anniversary celebrations on our website by clicking this link

Excerpts from these two videos produced by Panos Caribbean will also be aired on CVM during the programme.

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