WFS recognises the importance of following development not merely as
events, but as a process of change. In the same spirit, international
conferences have been covered and reported on, with a view to
informing participants and non-participants. WFS reportage and
publications also serve as records of the conferences.
WFS handled all the media work for the international conference, 'Celebrating Mountain Women', in Paro (Bhutan) - generating pre-conference interest in the media, organising press conferences and producing daily press releases during the conference. Also putting up all press releases and other information on a specially-created CMW section on the WFS website as well as creating links with associated/ relevant websites. (Supported by ICIMOD)
WFS covered and produced dailies at the ICPD+5 reviews at the Hague
Forum and the PrepCom in New York.
WFS covered the World Food Summit in Rome Italy and produced a daily
FOOD SUMMIT WATCH.
WFS covered the Habitat II conference in Istanbul, Turkey with a
publication HABITAT WATCH.
WFS produced a daily BEIJING WATCH at the Fourth World Conference on
Women in Beijing, China. Reportage was also sent to its mainstream media
WFS sent a representative to cover the Social Summit in Copenhagen,
Denmark and made the stories available to mainstream media, In English
WFS covered the ICPD (International Conference on Population and
Development) in Cairo, Egypt. With a team of 22 journalists and
translators, it produced a daily ICPD WATCH for the participants. It
also transmitted selections of the reportage to its clients in various
Six daily newspapers were produced at the preparatory regional events of
the Fourth World Conference on Women.
WFS covered the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna Austria and
produced a 30 minute TV documentary on the day long deliberations on
women's rights as human rights, titled Breaking the Silence.
WFS covered UNCED (United Nations Conference on Environment and
Development) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with a team of 12 journalists.
For more information, get in touch with us at