Dialogue among police and judicial officials on safety of journalists

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Laxman Datt Pant, project coordinator of ‘Increasing the safety of journalists’, presenting an overview of the project on the national consultation to establish an effective national mechanism to increase the safety of journalists
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When, local time: 
Monday, 10 February 2014 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Where: 
Nepal, Bharatpur, Chitwan
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Laxman Datt Pant (ld.pant@unesco.org)

This event is organized within the framework of the UNESCO/UNPFN project “Increasing the safety of journalists" (235NEP5001) and to raise awareness among government, police and judicial officials to engage them in dialogue to advocate for justice and protection of free expression and for safety of journalists.
About 30 representatives including lawyers, police officials, judges, media rights activists, journalists and project stakeholders, will participate in this dialogue session which will identify the roles of the stakeholders to promote freedom of expression and safety of journalists.

The dialogue session will be based upon pre-programme assessments among the participants about their understanding on issues concerning freedom of expression and safety of journalists.