Agence Science Presse
Agence Science-Presse is the only French-speaking scientific press agency in the world. It covers a variety of scientific and technological issues for French-speaking medias since 1978. It has also created, on its web site, an "Environmental Newstand" http://www.sciencepresse.qc.ca/kiosqueenviro.html, which will be particularly active during Earth Summit.
Earthscan Publications Ltd
Earthscan is widely recognized as the UK's leading publisher of books on environment and sustainable development. Our publishing aim is to increase understanding of environmental issues and their implications at all levels, from the local to the global, and to influence opinion and policy in ways that promote sustainable forms of development. Our distribution is worldwide and our readership includes general readers, academics, professionals, business people and policy makers. We make every effort to ensure that our books are distributed effectively in developing countries.
European Environmental Press
European Environmental Press (EEP) a Europe-wide
association of ten environmental magazines. Each member
is considered the leader in its country and is committed
to building links between 400,000 environmental
professionals across Europe in both the public and
private sectors. The EEP is unique in bringing together
the leading national business- to business magazines as
an expert network for the dissemination of high quality
environmental information throughout Europe.
Institute for the Advancement of Journalism
The IAJ is supporting the media aspects of the WSSD through a number of initiatives. In the period before the Summit, it is running a free one-week training programme for journalists from South Africa and the southern African region on 'Covering the WSSD'. This programme (July 29-August 2) has two elements: sessions on the logistics of covering a major international event, and discussion panels and practical story assignments designed to help news-writers engage with the topics of debate at the Summit.
the following week, the IAJ Corporate Media Training
Unit is running a free course for the media spokespeople
of non-governmental organisation, designed to help them
formulate messages and strategies for the summit, write
effective press releases and handle interview