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.

You can join the online conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #IPIWoCo. Follow us on  @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. 


Thank you for joining us in Abuja and being part of another successful press freedom gathering. Don't miss out on the next World Congress and other IPI events! Become an IPI member and enjoy discounted rates.

Members support IPI and one another by promoting and protecting our common values. We work together to advance media freedom around the world by sharing information, engaging in missions and advocacy projects, and presenting a collective response when journalism is under threat. Our members are the core of our work and IPI's strongest supporters.


Take a look at the photos from the IPI World Congress 2018 and see if you can spot yourself! We've added the photos to our Congress Facebook page. Also, stay tuned for Congress videos, coming soon to our  website.

For more Congress photos, please contact Silvia Morales at smorales(at)ipi.media


Join the online conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #IPIWoCo. Follow @IPI_WoCo and @globalfreemedia for the latest news and quick Congress updates.
Contact our Congress team if you have any questions:

Milica Miletic, 
Congress Manager, mmiletic(at)ipi.media
Silvia Morales, Outreach & Engagement Manager, smorales(at)ipi.media
Christiane Klint, Membership and Global Relations Manager, cklint(at)ipi.media


The International Press Institute (IPI)
is a global network of editors, journalists and media executives who share a common dedication to quality, independent journalism. Together, we promote the conditions that allow journalism to fulfill its public function, the most important of which is the media’s ability to operate free from interference and without fear of retaliation.
Our mission is to defend media freedom and the free flow of news wherever they are threatened.
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