IPI World Congress 2018 has ended

The International Press Institute (IPI) held its 2018 annual World Congress in Abuja, Nigeria from 21-23 June 2018. Under the theme “Why Good Journalism Matters”, the World Congress affirmed 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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Saturday, June 23 • 13:15 - 14:15
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Johannes Hano

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David Ajikobi

Nigeria Editor, Africa Check
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Virginia Pérez Alonso

Co Editor-in-Chief, Público
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Mary Dedinsky

professor, Northwestern University
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Saturday June 23, 2018 13:15 - 14:15 WAT
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