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“Freedom of the Media: Modern Challenges and Threats”

Le 20 March, 2019

“Freedom of the Media: Modern Challenges and Threats”

(Photo: © MFA Russia Press Service)

The panellists will present analysis and exchange their views on the burning issues concerning journalist’s rights and world press freedom. Key topics to be discussed: freedom of speech and journalists rights in the light of advancing states regulation of the media sphere and the challenge of fake news.

The roundtable will be followed by an exchange about Crimea between Mrs Maria Volkonskaya, Editor-in-chief of the Crimea Magazine, and Mr Peter Kenny, Vice-President of Foreign Press Association in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Correspondant Independant Newspaper Group, South Africa.

The reports will be followed by a round table discussion followed by the interaction with the audience. Open debates and questions are welcome.

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Mrs Maria Zakharova

Official Representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry

Mrs Myret Zaki

Chief Editor, Bilan Magazine

Mrs Vera Kolesina

Press Secretary of the Spunik news agency section in Paris

Mr. Jean Musy

President of Foreign Press Association in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Chief Editor of Radio Zones, France

Mr. Guy Mettan

Director of the Geneva Press Club

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