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Freedom of the Media and Protection of Journalists in Russia

May 25 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

MMDC International Conference

Freedom of the Media and Protection of Journalists in Russia

Organizers: Mass Media Defense center, Glasnost Defense Foundation

Moscow, May 25, 2017

9 30 – Registration of Participants

10 00 – 10 15. Opening remarks.
Galina Arapova, MMDC director, Alexey Simonov, GDF president, Nadezda Azhgikhina, EFJ vice president.
Introduction of participants.

10 15 – 12 00. Legal framework of media freedom and its implementation in Russia.
Moderator: Nadezda Azhgikhina
Speaker : Galina Arapova, MMDC, Tumas Misakyan, lawyer, Yury Kazakov, Public Chamber for Media Complains.
Participants: Mikhail Afanasiev, Focus, Abakan, Oleg Shevtsov, Mir Belogorya, Belgorod, Dmitry Polyanin, Oblastnaya Gazeta, Ekaterinburg, Anna Selezneva, Arsenievskiye Vesti, Vladivostok.
Discussion.

12 00 – 12 15 Coffee Break

12 15 – 13 30 Protection of Journalists in North Caucasus
Moderator: Galina Arapova
Speakers: Gregory Shvedov, Caucasian Knot. Biyakay Magomedov, Chernovik, Ali Kamalov, Istina, Magomed Mutsolgov, HR Center.
Participants: Abdulla Dudae, Dosh, Kazbek Tautiev, Terskiye vedomosti, Shamsiyat Sultanbekova, Ilchi.
Discussion.
13 30 – 14 30 Lunch

14 30 – 15 45. Safety of journalists : International Experience and Solidarity.
Moderator: Galina Arapova
Speakers: Ricardo Gutiérrez, EFJ General Secretary, Alexey Simonov, GDF president.
Participants: Leonid Nikitinsky, Novaya Gazeta, Victoria Muchnik, TV2, Tomsk, Victor Sukhanov, PrimaMedia.
Discussion.

15 45 – 16 30 Coffee Break.

16 30- 17 00 Closing Session. Moderator Galina Arapova.
17 00 — 17 30 Results of National Contest on reporting on Human Rights “ Big Victories of Small People”. Award Ceremony and Discussion.
Moderator Nadezda Azhgikhina
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17 30 – Receprion

Details

Date:
May 25
Time:
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Organizer

MMDC-Glasnost Foundation

Venue

Moscow
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