Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2017

Wed, 3 May - 14:15 to 15:45

Parallel Session 1

Ilias Alami

Operations Manager, Afghanistan Journalists Safety Committee

Ilias Alami is the Operations Manager of Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC). Ilias has been part of AJSC since its inception. Through out his career in AJSC, Ilias has developed and led many campaigns to end violence against journalists, promoting good and balanced journalism and ending impunity against crimes against journalists in Afghanistan. Ilias started the research and analysis section of AJSC in 2013 that has constantly monitored and produced in-depth analysis and repots on the overall situation of freedom of expression, media and violence against journalists. Ilias has also been a keen advocate of building the capacity of journalists in different fields of personal safety, digital security and the use of new and online media. He has also developed several training manuals on the topics and have conducted numerous training around the country. 
Ilias Alami holds a Bachelors of Arts in Political Sciences and Public Administration from American University of Afghanistan. He was a Seeds of Peace GATHER 2016 fellow. He was also recipient of Afghan Voices - one-year journalism program in 2010.