INTERNATONAL PRESS INSTITITUTE WORLD CONGRESS EVENT IN SWITZERLAND

4-6 June 2019 – Geneva, Switzerland
Join the International Press Institute for the 2019 World Congress Event in Geneva, Switzerland. The World Congress two-day conference will discuss issues relating to media freedom and quality journalism, gathering more than 300 leading media professionals each year.

ECPMF’S UNCOVERED CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN BERLIN

31 January – 1 February – Berlin, Germany
The ECPMF will hold its event “UNCOVERED” in Berlin, Germany. The conference will explore digital self-defence, and give you to the opportunity to network with practitioners and politicians, learning about the impressive investigations of the IJ4EU grantees.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: UNESCO/GUILLERMO CANO WORLD PRESS FREEDOM PRIZE 2019

Deadline: 15 February 2019
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for its UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2019 which is funded by the Cano Foundation (Colombia), the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (Finland) and the Namibia Media Trust (Namibia).

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REGULATION, AND MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY: A LESSON FOR EUROPE FROM DOWN UNDER

Given the reality of today’s online environment and what it means for conveying accurate, high-quality information, it is important to address underlying mechanisms that have enabled the manipulation of online information spaces. By also addressing how information is created and disseminated from a market viewpoint, not simply a content viewpoint, it paints a more holistic picture of the challenges faced in keeping a citizenry informed.

BOOK A SEAT FOR FREE PRESS LIVE

2 November – The Hague, Netherlands
Free Press Unlimited will host “Free Press Live – Stand up for journalists and justice” during the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. International journalists, legislators and policy makers will discuss the escalating violence against journalists and its consequences.

THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS FORUM 2018

25 Sept to 27 Sept, Vienna, Austria
The Fundamental Rights Forum will explore concrete solutions to make fundamental rights a reality for everyone. It aims to unite more than 500 thought leaders from not just human rights organisations but also the arts, business and sports communities to help create a melting pot of innovative ideas.

EU – WESTERN BALKANS MEDIA DAYS 2018

17 Sept – 18 Sept, 2018, Skopje, Macedonia

Launched last year 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. Moreover, the forum has reached out to the professional challenges of journalists and media: their need to adapt to a rapidly changing media environment.