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.

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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 • 13:30 - 18:00
Africa Media Forum

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Amid rapidly growing economies, turbulent political transitions and an increasingly tech-savvy population, Africa is experiencing major changes. In a series of lectures, panel discussions and workshops, the Africa Media Forum will bring together top African editors and journalists, political leaders and high-profile analysts, as well as representatives of international organisations, to engage in expert conversations about the continent’s major political and economic developments and the media's role in them.
Topics to be covered at the Forum include:
• Political transitions and democratic change
• Migration
• Terrorism and security
• Technological development

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