Bootcamp “Communicating for forests”

Bootcamp “Communicating for forests”



This is your chance to share your forest views with the world. 

Become a forest communicator by taking part in a 2-day Bootcamp on “Communicating for forests”, the 30 and 31st of March, the weekend before the VI Mediterranean Forest Week. 


Get to learn how you can boost your social media footprint and build your experience in the use of social media as a social reporting and advocacy tool.

Join five international forest communication professionals in a capacity building workshop in effective communication. Workshop participants will learn how to get their message heard and understood through hands-on training and with concrete examples from successful campaigns and the power of social media.

The FCNMedNE is a Regional network of communicators who have committed to communicating about their forests and the people of the forests. Issues of Climate change, forest conservation, diversity, restoration and forest education are of primary concern to us. Awareness, information and knowledge sharing are key elements in our agenda.

We welcome every forestry communicator aged 20-45 years to join us. Whether you are a young professional, you work in forests, journalism or event community based organizations and you are a good communicator – this community needs you.

International trainers are coming from Europe, South Africa and Malaysia are available together with the leaders of the European and the South African Networks and the Chair of the Global Coordination group to the Bootcamp.

The below requirements and fill the application here below.


  • Fluent in English, French or Arabic (the workshop will be in English).
  • Background in Environmental, forestry, journalism, or other related fields.
  • In progress of obtaining or have already obtained a Bachelor’s degree
  • Be a good communicator person
  • Able to handle social media networks 
  • Experienced in photo and video shooting, live tweeting, video streaming and other communication tools and/or activities.
  • Ages between 20 and 45 years old 

Please fill in the registration form.


Should you be selected to take part in the social media boot camp “Communicating for forests”, you are expected to commit to the communication activity during the Medforest week held from 1st to 5th of April 2019 and you will be working with the FCNMedNE digital team and take over FCNMedNE Social media to reach the online audience.

Kindly submit your registration for the organizing committee before March 15th, 2019.