International Conference on Promoting freedom of expression and Marginalized voices in the media

When, local time: 
Monday, 9 October 2017 - 12:00am to Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Nepal, Kathmandu
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Nirjana Sharma

The conference seeks to strength secure, inclusive and free media environment and to share the best practices in reducing self-censorship and promoting freedom of expression.

The Conference aims to achieve the following objectives:
• To provide comparative learning opportunities for Nepali media to learn from wider national, regional and international experiences to adopt good practices and lessons in support of FoE and improved media safety and security
• To discuss opportunities and measures to strengthen gender and social inclusion within the media as well as its content creating greater spaces to promote and reflect marginalised voices.
• To identify and encourage the key stakeholders of Nepali media including the government to reflect upon need of reforms and implementation of policies and practices in support of press freedom and media pluralism in Nepal.