IFJ Member Unions' Activities World Press Freedom Day 2003

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Who: International Federation of Journalists

Activity: Press Freedom is Worth Living for - Launch of the International News Safety Institute

Place: International Press Centre Résidence Palace, Brussels, Belgium

Time: 2pm, May 2

Information: INSI web site


Who: International Federation of Journalists, Asia

Activity: IFJ launches a report on press freedom in Asia on the IFJ Journalism for Tolerance prize giving ceremony and Forum on World Press Freedom Day

Place: New Delhi, India

Time: May 2

Information: Media release and report (PDF-format)


Who: Deutsche Journalisten-Verband, Germany

Activity: DJV awards the 2004 press freedom prize to Olga Kitowa, Russian journalist

Place: International Press Centre Résidence Palace, Brussels, Belgium

Information: DJV press release, in German


Who: Thai Journalists Association, Thailand

Activity: Seminar examining press freedom and the 1997 Constitution

Place: Naoum Plaza Hotel, Brasilia

Time: May 3-4


Who: the Nepal Press Union, Nepal

Activity: Workshop on Peace Talk and Role of Press

Place: Kathmandu

Time: May 4


Who: Syndicat National des Journalistes du Cameroun (SNJC), Cameroun

Activity: The Journalists' union have issued a statement (in French) for press freedom day 2003.


Who: Trade Union of Croatian Journalists

Activity: Five Minutes of Roaring Silence

Place: Naoum Plaza Hotel, Brasilia

Time: 11.55-12.00, May 3

Information: Statement from the Croatian Union


Who: Federaçao Nacional do Jornalistas (FENAJ), Brazil

Activity: Beth Costa, FENAJ president, speaks at seminar on press freedom

Place: Naoum Plaza Hotel, Brasilia

Time: 1:30-7 p.m, May 8

Information: www.anj.org.br/eventos/liberdade


Who: NUJ, UK

Activity: Journalists at War, a debate organised by the Press Freedom Network, chaired by Robin Lustig

Place: The Oliver Thomson Lecture Theatre, City University, London

Time: 10.00, May 2