Organized by Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of the Republic of Austria, Embassy of Canada in Austria, British Embassy in Austria, International Press Institute (IPI), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)/Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media

Agenda

14:30-14:45

High-level Opening
Ambassador Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Secretary General, Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of the Republic of Austria
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister for South Asia and the Commonwealth, Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict and Minister of State (video message)

14:45-15:45

Panel 1: Safety of Journalists and Media Workers
Moderator: Kanbar Hossein Bor, UK Coordinator for Global Media Freedom Campaign
Panelists:
 Dominik K. Cagara, Co-founder and Director, Open Caucasus Media (OC Media)
Estera Flieger, Journalist, Ngo.pl, Poland
Andrey Rikhter, OSCE/Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media
Marija Vučić, Journalist, KRIK, Serbia

15:45-15:55

Virtual Coffee/Video Break

15:55-16:55

Panel 2: Independence of Journalism
Moderator: H.E. Heidi Hulan, Ambassador of Canada to Austria and to the International Organizations in Vienna
Panelists:
 Márton Gergely, Lead Editor, HVG weekly, Hungary
Scott Griffen, Deputy Director, International Press Institute (IPI)
Mira Milošević, Executive Director, Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)
Natalia Morari, Journalist, TV8 Moldova

16:55-17:00

Conclusion
H.E. Heidi Hulan, Ambassador of Canada to Austria and International Organizations in Vienna

Here the link to the video of the conference.

Tags: Media freedom