Myanmar media stakeholders discuss safety of journalists during the elections

UNESCO organized a National Dialogue on the Safety of Journalists during Elections in Yangon on 14 September 2015. The workshop provided a timely platform to align and build joint strategies around the media coverage of the electoral process and safety of journalists before, during and after the elections. Senior representatives from the Government of Myanmar, media organizations and stakeholders openly discussed the role of media in the up-coming in November 2015 elections and ways to ensure the safety of journalists.