On May 16, 2018 a Press Freedom Conference – organized by the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria (UPB) in association with EMMA/ENPA, European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), in partnership with Reporters Without Borders, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), Association of European Journalists (AEJ) – will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The conference "Media freedom and pluralism: how to reboot an essential EU pillar” will focus on media policy in the EU, issues related to press freedom in individual EU countries and more generally on sustainability of the independent press. Representatives from the publishing sector, journalists, EU stakeholders and decision-makers will gather to discuss press freedom in a call to prioritize media freedom and plurality in the EU in the forthcoming years.
The confirmed speakers at this conference include Michal Boni, EP Member; Tomasz Piatek, investigative journalist; Mirosław Wróblewski, Director of the Department of Constitutional, International and European Law; Václav Štětka, researcher and expert on media policies; Gabor Polyak, Director of Mertek Media Monitor and many more speakers to be confirmed soon.
Please find here the agenda of the conference, with the link to register to the event.