Latest Events from Qatar

#WPFD Webinar: Freedom and safety during the pandemic (May 13, 2020)

  On the occasion of 2020 World Press Freedom Day, Al Jazeera Center for Public Liberties and Human Rights and Al Jazeera Mubasher organized an online seminar on media freedom and the safety of journalists during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers: Guy Berger, Director, Division of Freedom of Expression and Media Development, UNESCO Barbara Trionfi, Executive […]

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TV Talk: Media freedom during the COVID-19 pandemic (AJA, May 6, 2020)

On the occasion of the recently commemorated World Press Freedom Day, Al Jazeera Arabic Channel hosted a discussion on the role of the media during the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Guests on the live TV talk show “Without Frontiers” – Barbara Trionfi, IPI Executive Director and Moez Chakchouk, Assistant Director-General for Communication […]

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Freedom of Expression: Facing Up to the Threat (July 24-25, 2017)

The Qatar National Human Rights Committee, in cooperation with the International Press Institute (IPI) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), hosted the international conference “Freedom of Expression: Facing Up to the Threat” in Doha, Qatar from 24-25 July 2017. The event was held amid a diplomatic crisis in the Middle East pitting Qatar against […]

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#IPIWoCo2016 Panel: How to Cover Violent Extremism and Survive

This article originally appeared on the website of the journal Arab Media & Society. Under the banner “Journalism at Risk—Safety and Professionalism in a Dangerous World,” the 2016 World Congress of the International Press Institute (IPI) held in Doha, Qatar in March tackled the dangers of covering terrorism and other forms of political violence, examining […]

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