World Summit on media for children starts Saturday 23 March 2007

South Africa is hosting the 5th World Summit on Media for Children (5WSMC), which starts on Saturday March 24 and runs to March 28 in Johannesburg.
The theme of the summit is “Media as a Tool for Global Peace and Democracy.”
It’s organised by the Children and Broadcasting Foundation for Africa, in partnership with SABC, ICASA, and The Department of Communications and with support from Telkom and the Media Diversity and Development Agency.
The summit will bring together 1,000 local and international media professionals, government and NGOs working in the area of quality media for children with a specific aim of developing a comprehensive children’s media policy framework, to highlight sustainable solutions for high quality content.
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