Minister Altmaier is introduced to Global Ideas

German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier visited Deutsche Welle on 20 September 2012 to learn all about the multimedia project Global Ideas, which is funded by the International Climate Initiative (ICI). During the visit, the Global Ideas team invited the minister to attend a screening premiere at which they showed excerpts from their latest web documentary. The documentary is about Vanuatu and takes an engaging and entertaining approach to informing users about climate change:

Minister Altmaier thanked his hosts for the successful presentation through Twitter. Follow the Federal Minister’s tweets here.

With funding from the ICI, Deutsche Welle produces television news reports and documentaries to inform people around the world about successful climate change mitigation projects. The films are broadcast worldwide and are available on the internet at www.ideasforacoolerworld.org, along with additional information on the projects. Deutsche Welle also prepares web documentaries on specific topics that offer additional multimedia materials. Users navigate through a virtual world and can select the information that interests them the most.