CFOM took part in consultation on the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

Update on a previous post Professor Jackie Harrison, Chair of CFOM, participated in two key events related to the “Consultation on Strengthening the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity” in Geneva, last June. In her presentation at a Technical Meeting on 28 June, underlined how CFOM and academia Read more about CFOM took part in consultation on the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity[…]

CFOM to take part in consultation on the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

CFOM members, Jackie Harrison, William Horsley and Stef Pukallus will participate in the multi-stakeholder Consultation on Strengthening the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity in Geneva on 29 June 2017.  CFOM, as a partner of UNESCO in advancing the implementation of the UN Action Plan, was invited to Read more about CFOM to take part in consultation on the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity[…]

This UN Resolution is a blueprint to save journalists from violence or jail, but do states mean what they say?

William Horsley, CFOM International Director   On 26 September the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted Resolution A/HRC/33/L.6 on the safety of journalists by consensus – that is, with no objections and no vote.   It’s the latest of 8 resolutions adopted by UN bodies in the past four year alone related to the obligation of Read more about This UN Resolution is a blueprint to save journalists from violence or jail, but do states mean what they say?[…]

4 July 2012: Fifty-seven states back planned UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Journalists’ Safety

Joint Statement on the Safety of Journalists in support of a forthcoming Austrian government Resolution on Safety of Journalists, which is expected to be presented to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in September 2012. Journalists play a special role in society as providers of information on matters of public interest. To preserve the important Read more about 4 July 2012: Fifty-seven states back planned UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Journalists’ Safety[…]