Latest Events on Journalist Safety and Impunity

Vienna Premiere of ‘Under the Wire’ (Vienna, April 29, 2019)

To mark World Press Freedom Day, the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna, in cooperation with the International Press Institute (IPI), this human world film festival and Topkino, invites you to the Ciné-ONU Vienna screening of the movie “Under the Wire”. On February 13, 2012, war correspondent and IPI World Press Freedom Hero Marie Colvin […]

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IPI World Congress 2019 (Geneva, June 4-5, 2019)

The International Press Institute (IPI) will hold its 2019 World Congress in Geneva, Switzerland from June 4 to 5, 2019, in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).  IPI’s annual event will focus on successful strategies to strengthen the relationship between news organisations and the audiences in defence of quality journalism as a public good. We will examine […]

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Rising Attacks on the Press: A Global Scourge (Geneva, March 19)

Around the world press freedom is under serious threat. In recent months, the brutal murders of Jamal Khashoggi, Ahmed Hussein-Suale in Ghana and Rafael Murúa Manríquez in Mexico, among others, show the trend of growing violence against the press. Nine journalists have been killed in the first five weeks of 2019 alone. As many as […]

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Slovakia: One Year after Kuciak Murder (Vienna, Feb 20)

The killing of Slovak investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and fiancée Martina Kušnírová on February 21, 2018, sparked the largest protests in Slovakia since the Velvet Revolution. One year later, the crime remains unsolved. What is the current status of the murder investigation? How has Slovakia changed since the killing? Which direction is press freedom in […]

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