CPJ Events

Past Events

Human Rights in Turkey After the Attempted Coup

CPJ Europe and Central Asia Program Coordinator, Nina Ognianova, will join other panelists to speak on Turkey. Experts on human rights in Turkey, including those who have recently visited, will describe the human rights situation in the country. They will discuss recent history, the coup-attempt in July, and developments since the coup as they relate to human rights for migrants and refugees, journalists, political parties, minorities, scholars and academics, and other targeted groups.

September 26, 2016

Safety and Protection of Journalists - Best Practices

Community of Democracies Working Group on promoting Freedom of Opinion and Expression is holding a high level side event to the UNGA on best practices for safety and protection of journalists on September 23, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. This event will provide an opportunity for states, experts and media activists to discuss the threats facing journalist today and share best practices to end impunity and more broadly, to improve the safety and protection of journalists worldwide. The Community of Democracies Working Group on Freedom of Opinion and Expression seeks to foster collaboration among the Community of Democracies' member and participating states and civil society organizations to promote freedom of opinion and expression and to counter global suppressive trends.

September 23, 2016

Global Forum for Media Development

CPJ Advocacy Director, Courtney Radsch, will be participating in tri-annual conference of media development organizations to explore opportunities for collaboration on press freedom issues and between networks. Ms. Radsch will participate in sessions on journalist safety, policy advocacy, and speak at a session on countering violent extremism and the media.

September 19, 2016

CPJ's Impunity Campaign consultant to speak at the preview screening of Jim: The James Foley Story

CPJ's Impunity Campaign consultant Elisabeth Witchel will join panelists in a discussion following a preview screening of Jim: The James Foley Story. Foley was kidnapped in November 2012 in Syria. He was missing for almost two years before his captors executed him. Foley's death alerted the world to the rising risks journalists face covering frontline news today. The filmmaker, a close friend, looks at Foley's life and decision to report on the plight of civilians impacted by war. It interviews family, friends, journalists and fellow hostages. Other panelists include director Brian Oakes and photographer Daniel Rye. The event will take place on August 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM in Curzon Bloomsbury cinema in London.

August 31, 2016

CPJ staff technologist speaks at the HOPE conference

The HOPE conference will take place on July 22, 23, and 24, 2016 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City. H.O.P.E. stands for Hackers On Planet Earth, one of the most creative and diverse hacker events in the world. It's been happening since 1994. CPJ Staff Technologist Tom Lowenthal will be among speakers at the conference.

July 22, 2016

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