Safety of Journalists: an imperative for free media - IMI invites journalists to the International conference
International conference "Safety of Journalists: an imperative for free media", organized jointly by the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine, the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine, UNESCO and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in coordination with central executive authorities of Ukraine and the Institute of mass information will be hold on Fab3, 2017 in Kyiv.
The main purpose of the event is to discuss issues of security of journalists, as well as ways of strengthening cooperation between government institutions, civil society and the media to support media freedom.
Participators: Dunja Mijatović, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Amb. Vaidotas Verba, OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, Mårten Ehnberg, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Ukraine, Marius Lukosiunas, UNESCO Communication & Information sector, Ricardo Gutierrez, European Federation of Journalists, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, Administration of the President of Ukraine, Viktoria Siumar, Parliamentary Committee on Freedom of Speech and Information Policy, chairwoman, Oksana Romaniuk, Institute of Mass Information, Sergiy Tomilenko, National Union of Journalists, Pavlo Pushkar, the Head of the Division of the Department for the Execution of the European Court of Human Rights Judgments.
The "Freedom of speech and public order" handbook by UNESCO will be presented during the event.
The working language of the conference is Ukrainian with simultaneous translation into English.
To participate you need to fill online application by 31 January inclusive. The selected participants will be sent an invitation no later than 1 February.
Venue: hotel Hilton, Shevchenko blvrd, 30, Dallas hall.