Seminar on Role of Justice Institutions in Protecting Journalists

When, local time: 
Friday, 5 September 2014 -
8:00am to 4:00pm
Where: 
Nepal, Biratnagar
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Laxman Datt Pant (ld.pant@unesco.org)

The event is organized as a part of UNPFN/UNESCO project “Increasing the Safety of Journalists” and aims to discuss the role of justice institutions including prosecutors in protecting journalists. It seeks to sensitize judges and prosecutors on building support to conduct impartial, speedy and effective investigations into acts of impunity of violence against journalist.
The event organized in partnership with Federation of Nepali Journalists and the International Media Support will be attended by 30 persons including judges, prosecutors, and lawyers of 11 eastern hilly districts where the project is focused upon.