Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2017

Thu, 4 May - 14:15 to 15:45

Parallel Session 11

Jonathan Bock

Coordinator, Center of Studies on Press Freedom - FLIP

Mr Jonathan Bock is Coordinator at Center of Studies on Press Freedom (FLIP). FLIP is a non-governmental organization founded in 1996 in charge of monitoring attacks on press freedom in Colombia, developing activities that contribute towards protecting journalists and media, and promoting freedom of expression and access to information. He conducts investigations and coordinates projects aiming at improving conditions of freedom of expression in the country.  Previously, he worked as editor for several Colombian newspapers. He holds a Masters’ degree in Communication and International Relations and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.