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                                                                <strong>Pre-Registration is Up for Metaverse SIGNIS World Congress</strong>

Pre-Registration is Up for Metaverse SIGNIS World Congress

The SIGNIS World Congress 2022 is just around the corner! This event will gather communicators from around the world in Seoul, South Korea this August 15 to 19, and also those who wish to join virtually via the Metaverse, a unique platform that has been created for the Congress. The Metaverse  SIGNIS World Congress will enable participants around the world to take part in the event and to communicate with one another. Click here to pre-register now and don't miss out on the Study Days, the Journalists forum and the International Youth Forum, who will center their discussions around the topic "peace in the digital world".   General information The SIGNIS World Congress will take place in Seoul, South Korea, August 16-19, 2022, on the theme "Peace in the Digital World" as a hybrid conference of face-to-face and virtual meetings.  Among the key speakers are 14 Korean and foreign experts, including Dr Paolo Ruffini, Prefect of the Vatican's Dicastery for Communications, and Dr Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Professor of Theological and Social Ethics. The SWC will also offer two unique programs: the "World Journalist Forum" on the theme of "Peace in the Digital World" and the "International Youth Forum" on "Evangelization Strategy utilizing New Media". Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung and Archbishop of Seoul Peter Chung Soon-taick are Joint Honorary Chairmen of the SIGNIS World Congress 2022. The organizing committee is chaired by Daniel Han Seung-soo, former Prime Minister of Korea. A total of 116 ex- and current Catholic journalists, communicators and various experts are working as organizing committee members for the success of the Congress. For more details, see the e-Book available at this link. For any inquiries, please send an email to signiskorea@gmail.com.
<strong>SIGNIS ALC Elects New Board of Directors for 2022-2026</strong>

SIGNIS ALC Elects New Board of Directors for 2022-2026

(SIGNIS ALC). The Latin American and Caribbean Catholic Communication Association elected a new Board of Directors for 2022-2026 at the Ordinary Assembly held on July 15-16 in Panama City. Argentinean communicator Carlos Ferraro was re-elected as President, while Chilean film critic Alejandro Caro was elected as Vice-President. The other members of the newly elected Board are Marjorie Reffray (Peru), Naivi Frias (Dominican Republic), Alessandro Gomes (Brazil), and Alexander Dávila (Ecuador). Manuel Rodríguez (Cuba), Beatriz González (Mexico), Omar Bogado (Paraguay), Lauren Branker (Trinidad and Tobago), Víctor Fernández (Costa Rica), and Fr Néstor Briceño (Venezuela) were elected as substitutes. Among the priorities of the new Board of Directors are strengthening the role of SIGNIS ALC Joven and Radio Lío in national partnerships and supporting communication projects that focus on integral ecology, educommunication and a culture of peace. Find out more about the new Board here (in Spanish).