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Tuesday, June 4 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Celebrating Courage and Excellence in Journalism

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Keynote remarks on the state of press freedom worldwide with a mention of examples of extraordinary courage and resilience in fighting for press freedom and the free flow of news.

Video now available on IPI’s YouTube channel 
URL: https://youtu.be/N4OWMyJuB74

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Jesper Højberg

Executive Director, International Media Support
Jesper Højberg is the Executive Director of International Media Support, an international, Denmark-based organisation that works with media in countries affected by armed conflict, human insecurity and political transition. In 2001, Jesper Højberg set up IMS in the wake of the Rwanda... Read More →
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Barbara Trionfi

Executive Director, International Press Institute (IPI)
Barbara is executive director at the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists dedicated to safeguarding and fostering media freedom and promoting quality, independent journalism.Barbara joined IPI in 2000... Read More →
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Maria Ressa

CEO and Executive Editor, Rappler.com
The CEO and Executive Editor of Rappler.com, Maria is one of the founders of the 6-year-old company, one of the leading online news organizations in the Philippines. Maria has been honoured around the world for her courageous and bold work in fighting disinformation, “fake news... Read More →
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Ruşen Çakır

Chief editor, Medyascope
Based in Istanbul, Ruşen Çakir works as a journalist since 1985. He worked for Nokta (weekly), Tempo (weekly), Cumhuriyet (daily), Milliyet (daily), CNN-Türk (news channel) and NTV (news channel), Vatan (daily), Habertürk (daily). He is one of the leading founders and current... Read More →
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Savea Sano Malifa

Editor-in-Chief, Samoa Observer
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Mazen Darwish

Founder and President, Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression
Mazen Darwish is a prominent Syrian lawyer and human rights defender who has advocated for media freedom in his country for more than 10 years. He was released from prison in August 2015 after spending nearly three-and-a-half of those years behind bars on spurious terrorism charges... Read More →
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Daoud Kuttab

director general, Community Media Network
An award-winning Palestinian journalist and media activist, Daoud Kuttab is the director-general of Community Media Network (CMN), a non-profit dedicated to advancing independent media in the Middle East. CMN is registered in both Jordan and Palestine and administers Amman.net and... Read More →

Tuesday June 4, 2019 5:30pm - 6:00pm CEST
U.N. Geneva, Palais des Nations, Room XVII, Building E, Door E40 Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland