Latest Events from Poland

Erosion of media freedom in Poland and Hungary

On Tuesday 9 March, one day ahead of a major debate in the European Parliament, the International Press Institute (IPI) and ARTICLE 19 hosted a high-level panel event to discuss the erosion of media freedom and pluralism in Poland and Hungary and its effect on democracy within the European Union. Speakers: * Teresa Ribeiro, Representative on Freedom of […]

Read More

HDIM Panel: Safety of Female Journalists Online (Warsaw, Sept 12, 2018)

International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Director Barbara Trionfi joined a panel on the safety of female journalists online (#SOFJO) as part of the 2018 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) in Warsaw, Poland. The HDIM, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is Europe’s largest annual human rights and democracy conference. It […]

Read More

Free European Media 2018 (Feb 15 to 16, Gdansk)

IPI is pleased to be a partner of the Free European Media 2018 conference to be held Feb. 15 to 16 in Gdansk, Poland. The conference is organised by the European Federation of Journalists in cooperation with the Council of Europe, the Nordic Journalism Centre, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom and the […]

Read More

Media (Freedom) Under Pressure in the Visegrád Region (Dec 13, Warsaw)

Journalism is under pressure across the Visegrád region (Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary). Political leaders from Warsaw to Budapest are portraying the critical, independent press as an enemy of the national interest – and press freedom as nothing more than a political weapon. In light of this challenge, the International Press Institute (IPI) and […]

Read More