1: 2012 workshops overview
2: Baku, Azerbaijan (5-9 March 2012)
3: Kolasin, Montenegro (26-30 March 2012)
4: Antananarivo, Madagascar (2-6 April 2012)
5: Yerevan, Armenia (9-13 April 2012)
6: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (16-20 April 2012)
7: Bucharest, Romania (14-18 May 2012)
8: Tarawa, Kiribati (29 May - 2 June 2012)
9: Dushanbe, Tajikistan (26-30 June 2012)
10: Pittsburgh, USA (2-7 July 2012)
11: New York, USA (10-14 July 2012)
12: Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan (3-7 September 2012)
13: Calarasi, Moldova (17-21 September 2012)
14: Prey Veng, Cambodia (27 November-1 December 2012)
15: Lahore, Pakistan (3-7 December 2012)
TARAWA, Kiribati, 29 May 2012 - Sixteen boys and girls from the Republic of Kiribati have come together on Tarawa Island today to start a five-day video workshop on issues concerning them and their future. The workshop is part of the international UNICEF-supported OneMinutesJr project and will generate up to twenty 60-second-films on topics ranging from climate change to domestic violence, teenage pregnancy and education.
The teenagers participating in the workshop were selected by the Department of Youth under the Ministry of Internal and Social Affairs of the Republic of Kiribati. They are aged between 12 and 20 and have shown their special interest in the workshop during the application process by writing essays about issues concerning the youth of Kiribati. Now it is time to transform the ideas from written texts into moving images.
The workshop is held in the UNICEF office in Kiribati and starts with an introduction of the concept of the OneMinutesJr by the two trainers from Germany and Portugal. In principle, it is very simple - produce a film that is exactly 60 seconds long, not a second shorter or longer. But to tell a story, to make a point in exactly one minute is not so easy...
read the full article on the UNICEF Pacific website