Information on "How to Create and Use Effective Video for Rights-Based HIV/AIDS Documentation and Advocacy: Strategies Learned from Intensive Trainings with Rights-based Advocates" (Wednesday July 21 2010, from 14:30-18:00, in Mini Room 6) - aims to increase participants' know-how of video advocacy strategies, which incorporate the tools of modern communication into rights-based campaigns for accountability and participation. Requesting your response and ideas...

Facilitated by Violeta Krasnic from the United States, this session will explore the power of video to catalyse grassroots activism, political engagement, and lasting social change. WITNESS presents concrete strategies for HIV/AIDS campaigns built around visual evidence, testimony, and stories - all of which use video to reach out to international and domestic audiences demanding specific change in policy or practice. Through interactive exercises, participants will have the opportunity to develop concrete ideas for using video in their HIV/AIDS advocacy work.

What questions or observations would you like the presenters to consider in this session? What observations or ideas do you have related to advancing positive action on this theme? Please engage through this forum; click on "submit a group post" and share your thoughts with us!