All Events

Press briefing with Maria Ressa (June 10, 2020)

  The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, organized an online press briefing with IPI Executive Board member Maria Ressa, founder of the Philippines news website Rappler, on Wednesday, June 10. The press briefing was to inform you about the upcoming judgement in the cyber-libel trial […]

Read More

Access to information and the safety of journalists in times of crisis (June 4, 2020)

  In times when public authorities must take significant decisions that affect public health, civil liberties and people’s prosperity, the public’s right to access information about such decisions is vital. Governments must, under international human rights law, protect the right to freedom of expression, including the right to seek, receive, and impart information of all kinds, […]

Read More

Quality journalism, COVID-19 and disinformation (June 3, 2020)

  The European Foundation for Democracy, in cooperation with the International Press Institute (IPI) and the U.S. Mission to the European Union, jointly organized an online discussion with Barbara Trionfi, Executive Director, International Press Institute Nadezhda Azhgikhina, Journalist and Director of PEN Moscow Bojan Pancevski, Germany Correspondent, Wall Street Journal While the COVID-19 crisis has […]

Read More

The End of Press Freedom in Hong Kong? (June 3, 2020)

  Despite a growing international outcry, China’s National People’s Congress has greenlighted a new “security law” for Hong Kong, which is expected to make it easier for China to repress critical voices in Hong Kong under the cover of national security. The new law is a threat not only to the pro-democratic protest movement in […]

Read More