April 1, 2016

Upcoming Events

Part of CFOM’s mission is to be a partner of UNESCO in advancing the implementation of the UN Action Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issues of Impunity, among other international initiatives. One of our main contributions as a UNESCO partner is as a coordinator of events. Details of past events can be found on the Landmark Events page.

Upcoming Events


CFOM Annual Lecture, 9 November 2016

As part of International Journalism Week the Centre for Freedom of the Media will host: The CFOM annual lecture and expert panel debate on ‘Journalism, Justice and the Rule of Law’ This event marks the UN-declared International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

Date and time: Wednesday 9 November, 2016;  10.00 to 11.30

Venue: University of Sheffield, Diamond Building LT7,

The CFOM Lecture will be given by Guy Berger, Director, Division for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, UNESCO

Title:Your right to know relies on justice for journalists under attack’

Followed by a Panel Debate with:-

Moderator: William Horsley, International Director of CFOM, former BBC foreign correspondent Guy Berger, Director, Division for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, UNESCO, Tonia Samsonova, London Correspondent,  Echo of Moscow radio station, Founder of ‘The Question’ , Ghias  Aljundi, Journalism safety trainer and human rights consultant in the Middle East and North Africa, Elisabeth Witchel, Author of Committee to Protect Journalists “Getting Away With Murder – 2016 Global Impunity Index”

 For more information please contact Dr Lada Price, Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield at lada.price@sheffield.ac.uk