As part of the global celebration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2018, the University of Ghana, in collaboration with UNESCO, organizes a one-day academic conference on the Safety of Journalists. The theme of WPFD 2018 is “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law”.

This year’s edition welcomes papers and policy relevant research on all aspects of safety of journalists, impunity for crimes against journalists, safety of journalists and governance and justice: a comprehensive list of potential research topics is available here .

Abstracts of a maximum 300 words must be submitted by 15 February, 2018 to: eracheampong@ug.edu.ghjaesywah363@gmail.coms.mccabe@unesco.org.

Tags: Safety of journalists Media freedom Gender in media
Deadline: 15/02/2018 10:59 pm