Co-hosted by CFOM and BBC, April 2014
On 7 April the BBC and CFOM hosted a conference at the BBC’s Broadcasting House. In “Making the Protection of Journalists a Reality: Time to end Impunity” 60 international media editors, jurists and other experts showcased media investigations and reports into anti-media violence and impunity, considered ways to improve safety practices and sought urgent action by governments and UN bodies to strengthen protections. The meeting examined serious restraints on press freedom in Brazil, Egypt, Pakistan, Turkey, Ukraine and elsewhere. UN UNGA-Resolution-on-the-Safety-of-Journalists condemns impunity for violent crimes against journalists.
Read more about the Symposium here