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17 October 2019 - 18 October 2019 – Bonn, Germany
Conflicts, natural disasters and inequality have forced more than 70 million people from their homes – the highest number ever. This conference brings together refugees, communication professionals and humanitarian experts to discuss issues of access to information and dialogue in forced migration settings.
17 October 2019 - 19 October 2019 – Accra, Ghana
The West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA) is an initiative by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) to promote media excellence in the sub-region. WAMECA is a two-part event: a Conference and an Awards ceremony for journalists. This year’s event will be held under the theme: Social Media, Fake News and Elections in Africa.
21 October – London, UK
Help is at hand for media professionals seeking to enhance the quality of their reporting on migration. Real life newsroom dilemmas are compiled by experienced journalists for journalists on the best practices and advice for reporting on migration issues.
22/10 DC - 30/10 NY
The IWMF will honour the brave journalists who report on taboo topics, work in environments hostile to women, and share difficult truths at the Courage in Journalism Awards.
23 October 2019 – London, United Kingdom
MisinfoCon is a global movement focused on building solutions to online trust, verification, fact checking, and reader experience in the interest of addressing misinformation in all of its forms.
28-30 October 2019 – Johannesburg, South Africa
#AIJC19 will be a three day event hosting the best investigative reporters, editors and producers from the African continent and the USA for a diverse programme including 40 panels, training sessions, keynotes and workshops
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.
22 November 2019 - 24 November 2019 – Amman, Jordan
ARIJ’s annual forum is the Arab world’s only regional gathering for investigative journalists and editors, featuring around 500 Arab and international top investigative and data journalists from more than 37 countries. The 2019 Forum will be held in Amman, Jordan, under the theme: “Media in a Radicalized World”.
25-29 November 2019 – Berlin, Germany
Proposals are invited to make submissions on the three themes: Data Governance, Digital Inclusion and Security, Safety, Stability & Resilience.
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.