Celebrating Freedom: Two Decades of Evolving Media

Date: 
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Location: 
Cape Town, South Africa

Register for the 2014 IPI World Congress in Cape Town, April 12-15, 2014

This year, the International Press Institute (IPI) celebrates the 20th anniversary of its last Congress in Cape Town, on the eve of the historic all-race elections. IPI is gathering the stalwarts of press freedom from around the world to not only celebrate historical transformations (both in media industry and South Africa), but also to face the future, make the predictions and focus attention on new challenges and solutions for the media profession today.

Some of the most important and influential media professionals will be in attendance to explore a number of hot topics, including:

  • • The New South Africa: A Look at the Media Landscape and Press Freedom 20 Years On
  • • The Whistleblower and the Journalist - How Current Events Affect Press Freedom and the People’s Right to Know
  • • Power Stakes - The Role of China in the Developing World
  • • Photojournalism and Media Access
  • • When the War on Terror Puts Journalists Behind Bars
  • • Criminal Defamation and Insult Laws - Why Leaders Won’t Budge
  • To see the evolving Congress programme here.

    Congress registration fee