Launch of the 2022 Annual Report of the Council of Europe’s Safety of Journalists Platform

On Wednesday 27 April 2022, the Platform to Promote Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists will launch its report “Defending Press Freedom in Times of Tension and Conflict”. The annual report, which is written by the Platform’s Partner Organisations, highlights key areas of law, policy and practices affecting media freedom and safety of journalists in Europe and identifies actions required to improve effective protection of journalists.

With the participation of:

Sarah Clarke, Head of the Europe and Central Asia team, Article 19

Nicola Frank, Head of Institutional and International Relations, European Broadcasting Union

Ricardo Gutiérrez, General Secretary, European Federation of Journalists

Flutura Kusari, Senior Legal Advisor, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom

Oliver Money-Kyrle, Head of Europe Advocacy and Programmes, International Press Institute

Jessica Ní Mhainín, Policy & Campaigns Manager, Index on Censorship

Maria Ordzhonikidze, Director, Justice for Journalists

Ernest Sagaga, Head of Human Rights and Safety, International Federation of Journalists

Other partners will take part in the discussion


Tom Gibson, EU Representative, Committee to Protect Journalists


Join the Press conference in person at the Premises of the Brussels Press Club (Rue Froissart 95, 1040 Brussels). 

You can also join it online via Zoom:

Or watch it live on YouTubeSafety of Journalists Platform - Council of Europe - YouTube


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