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JOURNALISTS WORKSHOP:

An Eco-Journalism Workshop for Caribbean and other Commonwealth Small Island Developing States will be held from 20-22 January 1994 in Kingston, Jamaica. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance the ability of journalists to cover the Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States and to raise media awareness about both the Conference and the issues. The Workshop will first give journalists background about the Rio Conference and its follow-up. The next session will focus on the sustainable development of SIDS, including: ecological sustainability, economics of sustainable development in small countries; resource management; coastal zone management; marine environment; and disaster preparedness and management. Finally, there will be a session on the preparatory work for the Conference. For more information, contact Professor Bishnodat Persaud, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica; tel: 809-927-1660, ext. 2363; fax: 809-977-1658.