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Presentation on Safety of Journalists on World Radio Day

Laxman Datt Pant, project coordinator of ‘Increasing the safety of journalists’, presenting an overview of the project on the national consultation to establish an effective national mechanism to increase the safety of journalists

The half-day event being organized by the UNESCO Office in Kathmandu and ACORAB is a part of celebration of World Radio Day 2014 within the framework of the UNESCO/UNPFN project “Increasing the safety of journalists" (235NEP5001).
50 radio journalists, including from Eastern Hill and Central Terai districts, will participate in this event. UNESCO will provide them with presentations on the ‘UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity’ and the ‘Preliminary Findings of the Project on Overall Safety Situation of the Journalists in Nepal”. A sound clip on the importance of the safety of journalists will also be broadcasted via 200 community radio stations on and around World Radio Day.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 14.02.2014 09:00 local time
End 14.02.2014 13:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Pant, Laxman Datt
Organizer UNESCO Office in Kathmandu
Contact Laxman Datt Pant (
Country Nepal
City Kathmandu
Venue ACORAB Hall
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 50
Official Website
Link 1 Safety of Journalists
Link 2 World Radio Day 2014
Link 3
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