Agenda

DRAFT VERSION

Let Journalism Thrive! Towards Better Reporting, Gender Equality, & Media Safety in the Digital Age (At-a-Glance)

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Side Events

14:00 - 17:00

Venue: Stockholm School of Economics in Riga

Reception

17:00 - 19:00

Hosted by the Embassy of Sweden in Latvia

Venue: Stockholm School of Economics in Riga

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Registration

8:00 - 9:00

Venue: National Library, accreditation hall (to the left from the entrance)

(for all participants)

Opening Ceremony

9:00 - 10:00

Venue: Imanta Ziedoņa Hall, National Library (with live streaming)

Free Flow of Ideas By Word and Image—Celebrating 70 Years of UNESCO

 

Refreshments

10:00 - 10:30

 

 

Plenary 1 - Independent and Quality Media

10:30 - 12:00

Venue: Imanta Ziedoņa Hall, National Library (with live streaming)

 

Lunch break

12:00 - 14:00

 

Parallel Session 1

14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Vidzeme Hall

Challenges for Freedom of Expression in the Digital Age

Parallel Session 2

14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Riga Hall

Regulation, Sustainable self-regulation and professional standards

Parallel Session 3

14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Zemgala Hall

Women at the Forefront in the Digital News Landscape: Challenges and Opportunities?

 

Refreshments

15:30 - 16:00

 

 

Parallel Session 4

16:00 - 17:30

Venue: Vidzeme Hall

What Can Journalists Do About Hate Speech?

Parallel Session 5

16:00 - 17:30

Venue: Riga Hall

Media and Information Literacy – What Solutions Can It Offer?

Parallel Session 6

16:00 - 17:30

Venue: Zemgala Hall

Internet Intermediaries’ Roles in Fostering Freedom of Expression

 

Refreshments

17:30 - 18:00

 

 

Introductory meeting of the President with the VIP guests

17:30 - 18:00

Venue: in a separate room

(By invitation)

 

UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony

18:00 - 19:00

Venue: Imanta Ziedoņa Hall, National Library (live streaming; with Presidency’s official photographer)

Reception hosted by the President of Latvia

19:15 - 20:30

Venue: Railway Museum

 

Monday, 4 May 2015

Joint Session Special Rapporteurs

9:00 - 10:00

Venue: Imanta Ziedoņa Hall, National Library

 

 

Refreshments

10:00 - 10:30

 

 

Plenary 2 - Gender and Media

10:30 - 12:00

Venue: Imanta Ziedoņa Hall, National Library (with live streaming)

 

 

Lunch break

12:00 - 14:00

(Sponsored by TBC)

 

Parallel Session 7

14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Riga Hall

Under Fire: Challenges for Journalists and Editors in the World's Hotspots

Parallel Session 8

14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Zemgale Hall

Women’s Portrayal in the Media – making more progress

Parallel Session 9

14:00 - 15:30

Venue: Vidzeme Hall

Innovative Business Models and Commercial Influence

 

 

Refreshments

15:30 - 16:00

 

 

Plenary 3: Digital safety for journalists

16:00 - 17:30

Venue: Imanta Ziedoņa Hall, National Library (with live streaming)

Closing Session: Adoption of the Riga Declaration & Handover to WPFD 2016 Host

17:30 - 18:00

Venue: Imanta Ziedoņa Hall, National Library (with live streaming)

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