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Conference: “Security in the Baltic Region: Current Developments and the Way Ahead”
May 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - May 13, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
The EFJ will participate at Session I, on Friday
09:30 – 11:00 Session I: Strengthening Media in the Region
Free and strong media and security are mutually reinforcing concepts. A strong media is one of the core elements in our efforts to secure a variety of freedoms which we fought for 25 years ago. The focus of the panel will be on exploring the possible options to further strengthen the media space nationally, regionally and internationally.
Moderated by: Mr Pauls Raudseps, Journalist
Mr Mogens Blicher Bjerregård, President of the European Federation of Journalists, Denmark
Ms Marit af Björkesten, Editor-in-Chief of Svenska YLE, Finland
Ms Rita Ruduša, CEO, Baltic Centre for Media Excellence, Latvia
Ms Indre Makaraityte, Journalist, Lithuania, tbc