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Pan-African Conference on Journalists Safety and Tackling Impunity

© UNESCO/Serge Daniel
Journalists of CMC in Koutiala read together the papers in N'KO. Koutiala Mali

The meeting will aim to share experiences in order to devise a common strategy to tackle the issue of the safety of journalists. It will address the role of governments in ensuring the safety of journalists, the role of the African Union in promoting and protecting the safety of journalists, through use of contributions from civil society, and the best practices in legislation, law-enforcement and judicial instruments. It will also entail the preparation of a common plan of action.


Type of Event Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Start 14.09.2012 08:00 local time
End 15.09.2012 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Du Toit, Jaco
Organizer African Federation of Journalists (AFJ) with support of UNESCO/IPDC
Contact Flavie Romer (
Country Ethiopia
City Addis Ababa
Venue African Union
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Safety of Journalists and Combatting Impunity
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