Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019

Thu, 2 May -
13:30 to 15:00

Parallel Session 3

Charles Erick Oduor

Journalist, Nation Media Group, Kenya. Secretary General, KUJ

Erick Oduor is the Secretary General of Kenya Union of Journalists (KUJ), a trade union that champions the rights of journalists and press freedom in Kenya. Mr Oduor holds Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Nairobi and Diploma in Journalism and Public Relations at Technical University. Mr Oduor has worked as a journalist for 17 years and currently works as an Editor with Nation Media Group, a leading media house in Africa. Serving as the Vice-President of East African Journalists Association, Mr Oduor works with journalists from 13 countries in Eastern Africa to promote press freedom and freedom of expression. He is a fellow at International Institute of Journalism, a Germany media development organization.