Board Members

Dr. Wolfgang Ressmann– 1st Chairman

Dr. Wolfgang Ressmann studied political science and economy at the University of Mannheim, where he made his PhD degree too. He startet his career with working for members of the European and German parliament. He also worked as a town councillour in Neustadt/Weinstraße (Germany). He is also chairman of the "Bundesverband Bürgermedien" - the organisation of public-access in Germany. Since his university times he has been working with media - print, radio and TV. In the 80s Dr. Ressmann also worked on the international level, especially Eastern Europe and Latin America.


Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan – Vice-chairman from Armenia (Centre for Strategic Research)



Jama Abdifatah – Board member from Finland (ASDA)

Jama Abdifatah is the Director of Development and International Affairs of ASDA ry since 2005. He is responsible and in charge of all national and international activities related to culture, formal and informal education, media training and development cooperation projects. Jama Abdifatah holds Masters degree in Accounting and Industrial Management.


Andrea Keresztesi - Board member from Hungary (Sound-Picture Association)

Besides coordinating the work of the local and international volunteers, Andrea Keresztesi is also helping young people to improve their communication skills. Photography, video-shooting and editing, public speech trainings and several attention-raising activities are in her focus. She is often running media-literacy trainings for different age groups. Through her organization, she is also helping non-profit organisations to communicate their visions and activities to different target groups in an effective way.

Project meeting in Malta MeLDE in Münster Final meeting in Cracow The Final Final Conference TV, Internet and the Streets of Yerevan Between Armenia’s Past and Future And now: Yerevan The Final Conference in Kyiv Radio Svoboda & ZIK TV Channel Visiting the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine Visiting the Parliament’s newspaper: Holos Ukrayiny Talking with the “Ukrainian News Agency” about the role of media in armed conflicts Interviews and Cutting: The Video Groups in Action Youth 4 Media is partner of the "Changes of media-education and political dialogue perspectives" - funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of German... From the Communist Party School to the Institute of Journalism First day of ‘Changes of Media Education and Political Dialogue Perspectives’ in Kyiv Changes of Media-Education and Political Dialogue perspectives The Conference and the project’s results Visiting an Armenian diaspora community A walk through Odessa’s colours The Intercultural Evening Digital Literacy in the Digitalised era: supporting teachers through a whole-school approach MYgrant METHAMORPHOSIS in action! A kick-off meeting in the city of Wolves DC4JOBS: 3rd Partner Meeting in Breda, the Netherlands Start of the project "Changes of Perspectives in Media Education and Political Dialogue" A project meeting in Malaga DC4JOBS - Digital Competences for New Jobs: Young people (with fewer opportunities) fight unemployment InDVT meeting in Prague Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2018!