World Summit Karlstad Organisation Committee thanks everyone who made the Summit unforgettable! We are overwhelmed by all the positive response from many
delegates and Karlstad showed itself from its best and sunny side. Now the Summit's been hand-overed to Bali, Indonesia for 2013, but you are always
welcome back to visit the City of Karlstad again!
VOICES ABOUT WORLD SUMMIT KARLSTAD
World Summit Organisation Committee is proud of the positive response and wants to share some of the comments given at the World Summit Facebook page.
We thought this was a wonderful event, what about you? Leave a comment, go to
Alberto Pellai, Italy: "I want to thank you for the beautiful conference you organized and I had the privilege to be involved as a Key Note Speaker. I believe you did a wonderful job in setting out the program. Greetings."
Hania Asgari, Iran:"Thanx to world summit (organizers+host+presenters+participants). It was gorgeous & hope to see u soon in Bali :)"
Kaye Cederman, Ireland:"Thank you Karlstad sunlight, the Global Youth Media Council, the Organisers and presenters! A superb experience"
Fredrik Holmberg, Sweden:"Thank you all for a very positive experience :-)"
Ole Chavannes, The Netherlands:"Thanks to everybody who made the World Summit such a success - lots of new ideas, contacts and already looking
forward to Bali 2013! Ha det, Ole (worldkidsnews.com)"
Eljay Sinniah, Malaysia: "The WS is great, so many new stuff in Media Education and creativity! What we need is more examples of Good Media Education
practices, workshops and sessions. Overall great learning and great job by the young video journalists, print journalist and "ask me" support group.....
thks to the WS organiser in Karlstad"
Sebastian Koladiyil, Kenya: "A great experience! Thank you Karlstad"
See the highlights from the Summit in Karlstad. The week was filled with interesting sessions, great keynote speeches and lots of passionate people!
GLOBAL YOUTH MEDIA COUNCIL MESSAGE
The Global Youth Media Council worked really hard to finish the presentation for the Closing Ceremony. With only a few days' work and time they
finally presented a website, a facebook page, a youtube-channel, an animation and a film that moved everyone attending the closing ceremony.
See the message that GYMC sent all Summit delegates. Are you with them?
Watch the Closing Ceremony presentation on YouTube:
ABOUT THE WORLD SUMMIT MOVEMENT
World Summits are held every three years and provide a forum for producers, broadcasters and regulators of media for children and other professionals and
community leaders committed to the improvement of quality media for children.
The Summit has travelled around world cities since 1995 when it started in
Melbourne, Australia. Since then it has been in London, Thessaloniki, Rio de Janeiro and Johannesburg. Now it’s time for Scandinavia and Karlstad to host
the World Summit.
FINAL SESSION SUMMARY, CHALLENGES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
As a final session summary, six key underlying themes were identified. Download to document here to read about the six themes, and the
three challenges/recommendations. You can also download the document with all challenges and recommendations.
Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan was delighted to receive the YouTube-invitation and though she unfortunately couldn't attend the Summit she wanted to
send a letter to be read during the Opening Ceremony. You can download her fantastic support as a pdf below.