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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Hassan Elmogummer

Al-Jazeera Center for Public Liberties and Human Rights
Head of the Partnerships and Research
Dr. Hassan Saeed Elmogummer Taha studied at the Faculty of Law at the University of Khartoum and obtained an MA from the International University of Africa, and a PhD from the University of Juba. He co-founded the Public Liberties and Human Rights Section at Aljazeera Media Network in November 2008, and witnessed its development, as it became a Department and then a Center of Public Liberties and Human Rights, where he is currently the Head of Partnerships and Research. In 2002, he worked as Director of the International Civic Aid Organization, an NGO registered in London, Geneva and Khartoum, that works in the field of protecting and promoting human rights. He has participated in national and international conferences on human rights and humanitarian law in more than 20 countries and has contributed to the training of hundreds of law enforcement officials, legal officials, and journalists in Sudan, Qatar, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Kuwait and Tunisia.