Conference on the Safety of Journalists and the Fight Against Impunity

When, local time: 
Thursday, 31 August 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Where: 
El Salvador, San Salvador
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 framework plan covering several areas including capacity building, cooperation and coordination and developing a national protection mechanism, geared towards improving the safety of journalists in El Salvador.
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.