CFOM Events

Freedom of Expression on the Internet: international event in Strasbourg, 13-14 October 2015

  Source: Council of Europe The Council of Europe is organising an international conference on “Freedom of Expression: still a precondition for democracy?” on 13-14 October 2015, in Strasbourg. The conference will be webcast. The event, focused on the freedom of expression on the internet, will discuss three key topics: The democratic rules when more […]

International Conference on Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, October 9-10 2015 in Costa Rica

  Source: UNESCO International Conference on Impunity for Crimes against Journalists UNESCO partners with Inter-American System of Human Rights for Impunity conference to take place on 9-10 October 2015 in San José, Costa Rica. Actors from the judicial and legal communities will take part in this event as an advance commemoration of the International Day […]

Reporters under threat: A discussion of when democracies attack the press

CFOM is hosting a panel talk based on Chris Paterson’s new book ‘Reporters under Threat:
A discussion of when democracies attack the press’ (Pluto Press) 17th November 2014, 5pm The panel will include: • Chris Paterson (School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, and is a former television news photographer) • Professor Jackie […]

Council of Europe announces Seminar and Inter-Regional Dialogue on the Protection of Journalists

  On 3 November 2014, the Council of Europe, the Centre for Freedom of the Media, UNESCO and the European Lawyer’s Union are jointly organising in Strasbourg a seminar with a view to enforcing and levelling-up international standards and mechanisms for the protection of Journalists and eradicating impunity. The number of attacks against journalists has […]

World Press Freedom Day 2014 – Paris event to cover Journalists’ Safety, Rule of Law and Impunity

Index on Censorship Annual Freedom of Expression Awards Ceremony in London on 20 March

CFOM to take part in ‘Freedom of Information Under Pressure’ conference in Vienna, 28 February and 1 March