National consultation on improving media rights violation monitoring documentation

When, local time: 
Monday, 10 March 2014 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Where: 
Nepal, Kathmandu
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Laxman Datt Pant (ld.pant@unesco.org)

UNESCO Kathmandu Office and Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (ACORAB) are organizing a regional consultation to prepare a draft strategy document reflecting a common approach to measures for improving activities of the various media rights violation monitoring initiatives.
This event, which is based on the analysis of present media rights violation and monitoring and response mechanisms, is planned within the context of the UNESCO/UNPFN project “Increasing the safety of journalists”.

All major stakeholders (NHRC, Ministry of Information and Communications; professional media associations, journalists (print, broadcast and online media), media entrepreneurs, human rights defenders, representatives of security sector institutions and representatives of the judiciary from eight terai districts) will participate in the consultation.