World Press Freedom Day 2016

Speakers

Ade Armando
Associate Professor, University of Indonesia (Indonesia)
Aidan White
Director, Ethical Journalism Network (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Albana Shala
Chair, Intergovernmental Council of UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)
Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Harruna Attah
High Commissioner of Ghana to the Republic of Namibia
Ali Jahangiri
Presenter, YLE Puhe Radio (Iran/Finland)
Ammu Joseph
Journalist and media specialist (India)
Andrey Rikhter
Senior Adviser to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (Russian Federation)
Annika Damström
Current Affairs Host and Journalist at YLE ‐ Finnish Broadcasting Co. (Finland)
Anthony Bellanger
General Secretary, International Federation of Journalists (France)
Barbara Trionfi
Executive Director, International Press Institute (Italy)
Barbora Bukovska
Senior Director for Law and Policy, Article 19 (Czech Republic)
Bill Orme
Global Forum for Media Development United Nations Representative (United States of America)
Brandon Oelofse
Senior Trainer and Coordinator, Radio Netherlands Training Center (South Africa)
Carolina Matos
Lecturer in Sociology, City University London (Brazil)
Chadia Khedir
Cultural News, Watania 2 (Tunisia)
Charlotte Harder
International Editor, Danish Broadcasting Corporation (Denmark)
Christian Guillermet Fernandez
Deputy Director-General, Foreign Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Costa Rica)
Christiane Amanpour
Goodwill Ambassador for Freedom of Expression and Journalist Safety, UNESCO (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Cilla Benkö
Director-General, Sveriges Radio (Sweden)
Danilo Doneda
Independent consultant and professor at State University of Rio de Janeiro
Dumisani Moyo
Independent Research Consultant (South Africa)
Edetaen Ojo
Executive Director, Media Rights Agenda (Nigeria)
Edison Lanza
Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, Organization of American States (Uruguay)
Elina Grundström
Chair, Council for Mass Media in Finland (Finland)
Erin Banco
Middle East Correspondent, International Business Times (United States of America)
Frane Maroevic
Director of the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Frank La Rue
Assistant Director‐General Communication and Information, UNESCO
Guy Berger
Director of Division Freedom of Expression and Media Development, UNESCO
Gwen Lister
Founder of The Namibian; Executive Chair of the Namibia Media Trust (Namibia)
Heidi Hautala
Member of the European Parliament (Finland)
Helen Darbishire
Executive Director, Access Info Europe (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Hotmangaradja Pandjaitan
Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Indonesia to UNESCO
Irina Bokova
Director‐General, UNESCO
Javier Garza Ramos
Safety Advisor, World Editors Forum (Mexico)
Josep Adi Prasetiyo
Chairman, Press Council of Indonesia (Indonesia)
Joyce Barnathan
President, International Center for Journalists (United States of America)
Juha Sipilä
Prime Minister, Finland
Julie Posetti
Head of Editorial Digital Capability, Fairfax Media (Australia)
Jussi Pajunen
Mayor, City of Helsinki
Jussi-Pekka Rantanen
News Presenter and Senior Producer, YLE - Finnish Broadcasting Co. (Finland)
Karabo Rajuili
Member National Working Group, Right2know (South Africa)
Laura Neuman
Director Global Access to Information Program, Carter Center (United States of America)
Lina Attalah
Co‐founder and Chief Editor, Mada Masr (Egypt)
Ljiljana Zurovac
Executive Director, Bosnia Herzegovina Press Council (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Mabel Rehnfeldt
Investigative journalist and editor, ABC‐Digital‐ABC Color (Paraguay)
Magda Abu-Fadil
Director, Media Unlimited (Lebanon)
Marie Ottosson
Assistant Director-General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sweden)
Marietje Schaake
Member of the European Parliament (Netherlands)
Markku Suksi
Professor of Public Law, Åbo Akademi University (Finland)
Martti Ahtisaari
Former President of the Republic of Finland
Mazen Darwish
President, Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression and 2015 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize laureate (Syria)
Mike van Graan
Director Executive Director, African Arts Institute (South Africa)
Mikko Hypponen
Chief Research Officer, F‐Secure (Finland)
Milica Pesic
Executive Director, Media Diversity Institute (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Mircea Barbu
Reporter Foreign Affairs, Adevarul (Romania)
Mogens Blicher Bjerregård
President, European Federation of Journalists (Denmark)
Mona Kareem
Contributor, Migrant-rights.org (Kuwait)
Mostefa Souag
Acting Director-General, Al Jazeera Media Network (Qatar)
Nadezdha Azhgikhina
Executive Secretary, Russian Union of Journalists (Russian Federation)
Naomi Sakr
Professor of Media Policy and Director of the CAMRI Arab Media Centre, University of Westminster (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Nasima Razmyar
Member of Parliament of Finland (Afghanistan/Finland)
Neela Banerjee
Journalist, Inside Climate News (United States of America)
Ole Reitov
Executive Director, Freemuse (Denmark)
Ons Ben Abdelkarim
Director, Albawsala (Tunisia)
Osama Al-Habahbeh
Programme Manager Iraq, International Media Support (Denmark)
Owais Aslam Ali
Chairman, Pakistan Press International and Executive Board Member, International Press Institute (Pakistan)
Patrick Leusch
Managing Director, Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (Belgium)
Peter Nyman
News Anchor, MTV3 (Finland)
Poni Alice JameKolok
Radio and TV Journalist (South Sudan)
Rahma Mian
Co-founder, Hacks/Hackers Pakistan (Pakistan)
Rana Sabbagh
Executive Director, Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (Jordan)
Rebecca MacKinnon
Project Director, Ranking Digital Rights (United States of America)
Roberts Putnis
Head of Media Policy Division, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia (Latvia)
Sami Ben Gharbia
Founding Director, Global Voices Advocacy (Tunisia)
Sanni Grahn-Laasonen
Minister of Education and Culture, Finland
Susanna Reinboth
Journalist, Helsingin Sanomat (Finland)
Tahmina Rahman
Director Bangladesh and South Asia, Article 19 (Bangladesh)
Thomas Hughes
Executive Director, Article 19 (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Toby Mendel
Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy (Canada)
Tommi Karttaavi
Manager Chapter Development‐Europe, Internet Society (Finland)
Yahia Shukkeir
Journalist, Alarab Alyawm (Jordan)
Zuliana Lainez
Secretary General, Asociación Nacional de Periodistas del Perú (Peru)