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31 October, 2019 – The Hague, The Netherlands
This is an event dedicated to safety for journalists and the issue of impunity. Each year journalists who risk it all, who speak up for justice and show a strong commitment to excellence in reporting are awarded by Free Press Unlimited.
4-5 November– Zagreb, Croatia
The XIII edition will be dedicated to the Future of Public Broadcasting and Print Media in South East Europe: Financing, Independency and New Business Models.
6 November, 2019– Geneva, Switzerland
Join the discussion on how local radio can contribute to women's inclusion in fragile societies, based on an innovative research in Niger.
07-08 November 2019 – Bonn, Germany
The 2019 FoME Symposium, organised by DW-Akademie and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, aims to rethink media development with a focus on new actors, new technologies, and strategies and issues.
07 November 2019 – Washington, D.C.
The 35th Anniversary of the ICFJ Awards Dinner will honour the achievements of journalists whose outstanding news reports and media innovations have made a huge impact.
7 November, 2019 – London, UK
Join friends and colleagues at the 24th annual Rory Peck Awards which recognises the work of freelancers from around the world.
8-9 November, 2019 – Belfast, Northern Ireland
This two-day international conference is aimed at delivering new insights on the role of the media in deeply divided societies.
12 November, 2019 – Brussels, Belgium
The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, European Federation of Journalists, Index on Censorship, Reporters Without Borders, International Press Institute, Committee to Protect Journalists, Scottish PEN, Global Witness, Article 19, Greenpeace International, The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa and PEN International are organising an expert talk on Anti-SLAPP solutions in Brussels, Belgium.
15-17 November, 2019 – Beirut, Lebanon
Bread&Net, organised by SMEX, is the first Arabic-language gathering of its kind where activists, technologists, lawyers, artists, trainers, journalists, researchers, entrepreneurs, and others from across the region will come together to strengthen collective efforts to advance human rights in digitally networked spaces.
15 November 2019 – Lyon, France
The News Impact Summit in Lyon will discuss deepfakes, bots, and improved algorithms, looking into design thinking for tackling misinformation and how audio and video are being used to improve storytelling and take the political debate to new audiences.
25 November 2019– Berlin, Germany
Join the media development stakeholders attending the 2019 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) symposium to discuss strategies for our sector to increase engagement and overall impact in global internet governance processes.
6 December – Munich, Germany
The News Impact Summit will take place in Munich on Friday, December 6th for a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the newsroom and in news.
10 December 2019 – Washington, D.C.
As part of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV), ARTICLE 19 and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) are hosting a multi-sector discussion and day-of-action to combat online gender-based violence against women.
11-12 December 2019 – Paris, France
The 2020 CFI Forum in Paris will gather 200 media actors from 30 countries to explore the demands placed on the media and whether or not we are asking too much of our media.
12 December 2019– Budapest, Hungary
Public Service Media should broadcast for the public, be financed and controlled by the public to help them make informed decisions. Join the ECPMF in a discussion on the ways to protect Public Service Media and to preserve press and media freedom in Europe.
28-30 January, 2020 – Geneva, Switzerland
The annual Production Technology Seminar focuses on recent and future developments in media production technology. It is a key industry event for those needing to make informed strategic decisions in the technical domain.
11-13 February, 2020 – Saly, Senegal
Panos Institute West Africa's "Building and Regulating a Gender Inclusive West African Media Environment Together" symposium aims to facilitate a shared and critical review of gender mainstreaming in the media environment (political, legal, and professional) as a condition for the production of gender sensitive and inclusive content.
12-14 March, 2020 – Gdansk, Poland
The Free European Media Conference 2020, organised by European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and Free European Media, will gather speakers and policy makers from across Europe to address the importance of uncensored, pluralistic media for the development of free democracies in Europe.
13 March, 2020 – New York, USA
On March 13th, 2020, join the GFMD Women in Media Working Group for a panel discussion on the effects of gender-equal reporting on the role of women in society. The event, co-organised by GFMD, CFI, Fondation Hirondelle, Free Press Unlimited, IMS, and Sembramedia, with support from Fojo Media Institute, is taking place as an NGO parallel event at the 64th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (NGO CSW64).
01-05 April, 2020 – Perugia, Italy
The 14th edition of the International Journalism Festival will take place from April 1-5, 2020, in Perugia, Italy.