IPI World Congress 2018
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The International Press Institute (IPI) will hold its 2018 annual World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria from 21-23 June 2018. Under the theme “Why Good Journalism Matters”, the World Congress will affirm the indispensable role of quality media in building strong societies, showcasing investigative stories and projects that bring positive change to individuals and communities in Africa and around the world.

Join the pre-Congress online conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #IPIWoCo. Follow @IPI_WoCo and @globalfreemedia for the latest news and updates.

IPI is a Vienna-based global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists. We are dedicated to furthering and safeguarding press freedom, protecting freedom of opinion and expression, promoting the free flow of news and information, and improving the practices of journalism. 
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Friday, June 22 • 10:00 - 11:00
Opening Ceremony

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Keynote speech followed by Q&A

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Muhammadu Buhari

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Muhammadu Buhari has been president and commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria since May 2015. He is a retired major general in the Nigerian Army and he previously ruled Nigeria from January 1984 until August 1985, taking charge after a military coup in December 1983.Full biography available... Read More →

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