Landmark Events

Commemorative Conference: Ending Impunity for Crimes against journalists

At the two-day conference at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in San Jose Costa Rica on 9-10 October 2015 representatives of judicial systems around the world shared the experience derived from international courts to raise knowledge of international legal standards in the fight against impunity for crimes against journalists.

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Making the Protection of Journalists a Reality: Time to End Impunity

On 7 April the BBC and CFOM hosted a conference at the BBC’s Broadcasting House. In “Making the Protection of Journalists a Reality: Time to end Impunity” 60 international media editors, jurists and other experts showcased media investigations and reports into anti-media violence and impunity, considered ways to improve safety practices and sought urgent action by governments and UN bodies to strengthen protections.

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Media Responses to Matters of Life and Death

The Centre for Freedom of the Media and the BBC College of Journalism jointly hosted a Symposium on Media Responses to Matters of Life and Death on 18 October in the BBC’s new London Headquarters at New Broadcasting House.

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