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The Role of the Media in Boosting Action towards a Sustainable Society

by Gilles Vanderpooten, Yasmine Boudaka, Laurent Haulotte

The Aurelio Peccei Lectures & Dialogues-

Enquiries on the Challenges of the 21st Century


Thursday 15 May 2014 at 18:00 sharp

The Role of the Media in Boosting Action towards a Sustainable Society

How media, through their undeniable multiplier effect may encourage the general public to take action by highlighting innovating, long-lasting and reproducible initiatives answering today’s economic, social and ecological issues.

A panel discussion, exceptionally in French.
Questions/comments can be also in English


Gilles Vanderpooten

Managing director, Reporters d’espoir NGO
Co-author with Stéphane Hessel (+) of “Engagez-vous”

Yasmine Boudaka

Journalist Speaker –‘UTOPIA’, La Première - RTBF

Laurent Haulotte

Head of News and Sport, Deputy Director of Television - RTL Belgium


Royal Academy of Belgium, Hertogstraat 1 rue Ducale B-1000 Brussels. RUBENS room, entrance D. Doors open at 17:30. Access is free, prior electronic registration compulsory. Drinks are free for Full members. Guests are requested to pay 15 € p.p. by bank transfer on account BE16 7470 0377 8074 before 13 May 2014.

The lectures are delivered by distinguished expert speakers with various backgrounds. They are followed by a dialogue with the audience. Drinks and informal get together afterwards allow for networking and exchanges of views. The cycle of lectures is named after Aurelio Peccei (1908-1984), co-founder of The Club of Rome in 1968.
An initiative of The Club of Rome EU Chapter, in partnership with The Club of Rome International Centre.