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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Saturday, June 23 • 11:00 - 13:00
Roundtable & Workshop: Surveillance and the Media

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The behaviour of tracking, monitoring, gathering data and invading privacy otherwise known as surveillance, has become normal practice across the globe. Government surveillance programs are carried out in the name of terrorism, but what is the real motive behind this? How aware are the media about surveillance tactics in their countries and how can they protect their data, employees and their sources?

(in partnership with Free Press Unlimited)

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Leon Willems

Director, Free Press Unlimited
Leon Willems, Netherlands, is the Director of Free Press Unlimited, a leading press freedom organisation active in more than 30 countries and focusing on conflict reporting, safety for journalists, investigative journalism, gender and youth and media. He is also the Chairman of t... Read More →

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