Attending this event?
Join us in Geneva from 4 - 5 June to discuss successful strategies to strengthen the relationship between news organisations and their audiences in defence of QUALITY JOURNALISM AS A PUBLIC GOOD. We will examine best practices for engaging with readers, viewers and other stakeholders to ensure that the media’s role in guarding the public interest remains undiminished.
Learn more about our work at www.ipi.media.
IPI World Congress 2019 is organized in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). 

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Networking & Social Event [clear filter]
Tuesday, June 4


Welcome Reception
Networking reception for all participants, hosted by SRG SSR.

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Gilles Marchand

Director General, SRG SSR
Gilles Marchand was named Director General of SRG SSR in November 2016. He took up his role as head of the Corporation on 1 October 2017. Prior to that he was Director of TSR (Télévision Suisse Romande), which became RTS (Radiotélévision Suisse) in 2010 following the merger of... Read More →

Tuesday June 4, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
U.N. Geneva Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland
Wednesday, June 5


Wednesday June 5, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
EBU Lobby


Visit to the to the permanent exhibition of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum
The permanent exhibition of the museum titled "The Humanitarian Adventure" offers a unique opportunity to enter into the history of humanitarian action, breaking away from traditional museography.  Three separate areas allow you to explore three major challenges in today’s world: Defending Human Dignity , Restoring Family Links , Reducing Natural Risks.

Free entry for IPI World Congress participants!

How to get to the Museum

Wednesday June 5, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Avenue de la Paix 17, 1202 Genève, Switzerland


Award Ceremony & Closing Reception
Presentation of the 2019 awards, in partnership with Copenhagen-based International Media Support (IMS).
This year winners:
Free Media Pioneer 2019 - Egyptian news site Mada Masr 
IPI World Press Freedom Hero 2019 -  to be announced soon (read more about our previous winners)

Dinner is supported by the Al Jazeera Public Liberties and Human Rights Centre.  

Wednesday June 5, 2019 7:00pm - 10:00pm
International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Avenue de la Paix 17, 1202 Genève, Switzerland