IPI WORLD CONGRESS 2020

10-12 September, 2020 – New York City, USA
The International Press Institute (IPI) will celebrate its 70th anniversary at Columbia University. The World Congress is IPI’s flagship event and a top international forum for issues related to media freedom and quality journalism, gathering more than 300 leading media professionals each year.

DW GLOBAL MEDIA FORUM 2020

06-07 July, 2020 – Bonn, Germany
The 2020 edition of The DW Global Media Forum will take place in Bonn, Germany, from July 6-7. The Forum gathers representatives from the fields of journalism, digital media, politics, business, development, academia as well as society and culture to learn, discuss, and find solutions to the issues facing journalism in 2020.

72ND WORLD NEWS MEDIA CONGRESS

17-19 June, 2020 – Zaragoza, Spain
WAN-IFRA’s 72nd World News Media Congress will take place in Zaragoza, Spain in summer 2020. Editors and journalists will have a great opportunity to analyse and discuss the News Media industry’s challenges at its current crossroads between content and technology, advertising and readership, cooperation and competitiveness.

RIGHTSCON 2020

09 June – 12 June, 2020 – San Jose, Costa Rica
RightsCon is the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age, bringing together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, technologists, advocates, academics, government representatives, and journalists from around the world.

FREE EUROPEAN MEDIA 2020

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.

SIXTY-FOURTH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN (CSW64)

09-20 March, 2020 – New York, USA
The sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women is planned to take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2020. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session.

AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENT JOURNALISM (ACDJ)

10 December 2019 – 12 December 2019 – Kaduna, Nigeria
Africa Conference on Development Journalism (ACDJ) is an Annual Media Conference, organised by the Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), to serve as an avenue for the exchange of ideas in addressing current and emerging issues facing Development Journalism.

NEWS IMPACT SUMMIT MUNICH

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. 

ARIJ’S 12TH ANNUAL REGIONAL FORUM

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”.

BREAD AND NET 2019

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. 

FOME SYMPOSIUM 2019

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. 

MISINFOCON LONDON

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.

DW AKADEMIE BEYOND THE CRISIS

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.

WEST AFRICA MEDIA EXCELLENCE CONFERENCE AND AWARDS (WAMECA) 2019

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.       

NEWS IMPACT SUMMIT BIRMINGHAM

07 October 2019 – Birmingham, UK
The News Impact Summit will arrive in Birmingham to discuss how technological and journalistic innovation is enabling new forms of reporting on the climate and its impact on our lives. 

SDG ACTION ZONE

23-27 September – New York, USA
The SDG Action Zone is a space inside the United Nations grounds during General Assembly week (UNGA) where different actors engage around the UN-High level meetings and events in a meaningful and visible way.

EU WESTERN BALKAN MEDIA DAYS 2019

Launched in 2017 by the European Commission, the EU – Western Balkans Media Days aim to ensure that media freedom remains a priority while tackling the complexity of pressing political, economic and social issues the region experience at present.

UNITED NATIONS CIVIL SOCIETY CONFERENCE

The 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference will take place from 26-28 August 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The conference, organized by DGC with civil society (NGO Executive Committee) as the lead partner, is hosted by the City of Salt Lake.