Regional Conference on Self-Censorship

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 3 March 2015 -
8:00am to 4:00pm
Where: 
Biratnagar
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Laxman Datt Pant (ld.pant@unesco.org)

UNESCO Kathmandu Office in partnership with Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) and International Media Support (IMS) is organizing a regional conference on self-censorship within the framework of the project ‘Increasing the Safety of Journalists’
A wide range of participants from 16 districts of eastern region including professional media associations, journalists (print, broadcast and online media), media entrepreneurs, human rights defenders, representatives of security sector institutions and representatives of the judiciary will attend the conference to identify the root causes of self-censorship in media and suggest overcoming the problems.