Latest posts by Eddie Avila from October, 2010
Olzod Boum-Yalagch is an official advisor of Nomad Green, the Mongolian citizen journalism project based in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. In this video, Mr. Boum talks about how citizen journalism can help raise awareness and eventually lead to solutions for the environmental damage taking place in the country.
An added component to the Nomad Green Saturday workshops is the presence of a local community leader who accepted the project's invitation to be interviewed by the citizen journalists and participate in a roundtable discussion. Recent guests include the former Finance Minister of Mongolia and the Executive Director of the Mongolian National Mining Association.
Members of the Rising Voices community will showcase their diversity through participation in the One Day on Earth event. On October 10, 2010, citizen journalists from around the world will capture images of their community in order to document a snapshot of life on the planet. Meet some of the Rising Voices participants.