Conference on Developing a National Strategic Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

When, local time: 
Monday, 2 October 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Where: 
Honduras, Tegucigalpa
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Jamion Knight (j.knight@unesco.org), UNESCO San José

The event will bring together a wide range of stakeholders including civil society, government and the private sector to develop a 5-year road map which reflects their contributions to a coordinated national effort to protect journalists.
The national plan also envisions the development of a national safety mechanism and the development of a national law to protect journalists. This organizing of this event is in line with UNESCO´s coordinating role in the implementation of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity. The National Plan will allow for the development of greater synergies, and the enhancing of coordination in the implementation of activities by stakeholders in the country.