WORLD NEWS MEDIA CONGRESS 2021

28 September – 30 September 2021
From 28 to 30 September 2021 World News Media Congress will take place in Taiwan. The three-day Congress will cover and discuss such topics as Post Covid media outlook, Regaining revenue and new opportunities, Solutions journalism, Women in news leadership and Leadership in challenging times.

INTERNATIONAL SBCC SUMMIT 2021

September 20 to 24, 2021 – Marrakech, Morocco
The 2021 edition of the International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit focuses on pressing international challenges and issues such as poverty, gender equality, protecting the planet, and ensuring that all people enjoy health, peace, and prosperity.

ARIJ’S 13TH ANNUAL FORUM

December 4-6, 2020 – Online
The ARIJ (Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism) annual forum is the Arab world’s biggest gathering for investigative journalists and supporters of independent media. The 2020 Forum is held under the theme: “Connecting the World”. As a result of COVID-19 restrictions, ARIJ’s 2020 Forum (#ARIJ2020) will be the organisation’s first ever fully virtual event. 

THE GABO FESTIVAL 2020

30 November – 11 December 2020 – Online
The Gabo Festival—a grand celebration of stories, curiosity, and culture—will take place from November 30 to December 11 this year. This eighth edition will be a remarkable way to close a very peculiar and uncertain year that has led us to adapt and reinvent ourselves in order to carry on.

AFRICA CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENT JOURNALISM

02-03 December 2020 – Online
Registration has now opened for the 2020 edition of the Africa Conference on Development Journalism. The conference will take place online under the theme of Emerging Technologies and Future of Development Journalism. 

IPI WORLD CONGRESS 2020 – ONLINE

10-12 September, 2020 – Online
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.

RIGHTSCON ONLINE 2020

27-31 July, 2020 – Online
Due to the travel restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, RightsCon has moved entirely online for 2020. The ninth edition of the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age will now take place online from Monday, July 27 to Friday, July 31, 2020.

WEBINAR: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF WHILE #COVERINGCOVID

April 24, 2020 – Webinar
How can journalists protect themselves physically, psychologically and digitally while #coveringCOVID? What should employers be doing to support them? And what long term effects should we prepare for now? This webinar is part of the Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum from the International Center for Journalists and IJNet. 

GIJN WEBINAR SERIES — STAYING SAFE: HOW TO REPORT A PANDEMIC

Apr 23, 2020 – Webinar at Zoom
In a global crisis like this, journalists play a critical role: they inform the public and they monitor and report abuses of power by officials. But how can they do this when they’re dealing with psychological stress and threats to their own health and safety? This one-hour webinar is free and designed for journalists interested in investigating the pandemic. I will be held on Apr 23, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada).

COUNTER-STEREOTYPICAL NARRATIVES: A GAIN FOR STIGMA-FREE AND INCLUSIVE MEDIA

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).

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.

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.