Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2016

Tue, 3 May - 10:30 to 12:00

Parallel Session 1

Milica Pesic

Executive Director, Media Diversity Institute (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

Milica Pesic is Executive Director of the Media Diversity Institute (MDI), a London-based international organisation specialized in inclusion of diversity through media and media education. Milica has designed and supervised multi-national, multi-annual diversity media development programmes in Europe, NIS, MENA, SEA, Sub-Sahara, West Africa and The Caribbean. Journalist by profession she has reported for the BBC, Radio Free Europe, the Times HES, and TV Serbia. Milica has also worked for New York University, the International Federation of Journalists (Brussels), and the AIM (Paris). She has co-designed an MA course in Media and Diversity taught at the University of Westminster UK). Besides that, she has provided media training for the UN, Council of Europe, UNICEF, OSI, EBDR, Internews, Freedom Forum and the IFJ.