HATE SPEECH IN THE ARAB REGION

September 23, Geneva, Switzerland
In the framework of the 42nd Session of The Human Rights Convention in Geneva, join The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) in a conversation about “Hate Speech in the Arab Region”.

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.

GLOBE INTERNATIONAL CENTER CELEBRATES TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY

GFMD member Globe International Center celebrated their twentieth anniversary on July 5th, 2019. The event celebrated all of the work carried out by the organisation over the last twenty years and brought together representatives from private and public authorities, NGOs, and other international organisations.

GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON MEDIA FREEDOM

10-11 July 2019 – London
The Global Conference on Media Freedom will take place in London from July 10th to 11th. Global leaders, representatives from the media industry, journalists, civil society and academia will gather to attend interactive panel discussions. It is part of an international campaign to shine a global spotlight on media freedom and increase the cost to those that are attempting to restrict it.

GFMD TO ATTEND 2019 REGIONAL CENTRAL ASIA MEDIA CONFERENCE

GFMD will be represented by Advocacy and Engagement Manager, Michael Oghia at a session titled “Impact of Digital Development on Media Pluralism” at the 21st Regional Central Asia Media Conference, titled “Media Freedom and Pluralism in times of Digital Transformation” will be held this year in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from July 17th to 18th.

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.