Conference on the Safety of Journalists to be Held in Vienna

OrganizationsInternational Organizations ♦ Published: June 12, 2015; 17:30 ♦ (Vindobona)

The OSCE is hosting a conference on journalists’ safety and conflict reporting on 15-16 June in Vienna. The two-day event, “Journalists’ Safety, Media Freedom and Pluralism in Times of Conflict”, will bring together some 300 journalists, media experts, diplomats and key policy-makers from across the OSCE region to discuss and review the current situation relating to the safety of journalists reporting from conflicts.

“Journalists’ Safety, Media Freedom and Pluralism in Times of Conflict” Conference at the Hofburg Vienna / Picture: ©

The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, will host a conference on the safety of journalists and conflict reporting on 15 and 16 June in Vienna.

The conference also aims to share concerns and best practices, and initiate the drafting of recommendations to governments on ways to improve journalists' safety in conflict zones in the OSCE area.