Regional consultation on improving media rights violation monitoring documentation

UNESCO Kathmandu Office and Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (ACORAB) are organizing a regional consultation to prepare a draft strategy document reflecting a common approach to measures for improving activities of the various media rights violation monitoring initiatives.
This event, which is based on the analysis of present media rights violation and monitoring and response mechanisms, is planned within the context of the UNESCO/UNPFN project “Increasing the safety of journalists”.

All major stakeholders (NHRC, Ministry of Information and Communications; professional media associations, journalists (print, broadcast and online media), media entrepreneurs, human rights defenders, representatives of security sector institutions and representatives of the judiciary from eight terai districts) will participate in the consultation.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 06.03.2014 08:00 local time
End 06.03.2014 16:00 local time
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Focal point Pant, Laxman Datt
Organizer UNESCO Office in Kathmandu
Contact Laxman Datt Pant (
Country Nepal
City Ilam
Venue Ilam
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
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