World Humanitarian Summit: Special Session on Protecting Journalists and Promoting Independent Reporting in Crisis Situations

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Turkey, Istanbul
Type of Event: 
Category 4- International Congress
Sylvie Coudray (

This Special Session will bring together leading media practitioners to identify challenges and good practice in reporting on humanitarian crises, and to consider standards of reporting which is balanced, can help to mobilise global response and which prioritises the safety and security of their subjects. This event is an opportunity to reflect on how the increasing risks reporters are exposed to impacts on their role in generating objective information about crisis areas and to celebrate independent voices from around the world.