Media Policy Forum

Present the First

Media Policy Forum Challenges, Perspectives, and the Road to Media Freedom in Moldova

Date: Tue, March 13, 2018 Time: 8:30am

Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
Mitropolit Varlaam St 77
Chisinau, MD-2012
Republic of Moldova

Connecting government, media, and civil society to identify policy avenues toward a more transparent and accountable media ecosystem in Moldova

Please join Internews, Freedom House, and the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation on March 13, 2018 for a dynamic discussion on developing media policy in Moldova. Continuing the discussion started at the Mass Media Forum in November 2017, facilitated by the Association for Independent Press (API), this event will convene media outlets, NGOs, policymakers, analysts, and the international community to identify ways to work collaboratively to address challenges facing media policy in Moldova and highlight press freedom issues affecting the wider region.

Please register before March 9

Keynote Speakers:
His Excellency James D. Pettit
Ambassador of the United States to Moldova
Her Excellency Dr. Julia Monar
Ambassador of Germany to the Republic of Moldova
Mr. Andrian Candu
Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova
Ioana Avadani
Center for Independent Journalism (Romania)
Marc Behrendt
Director for Eurasia Programs
Freedom House
Corina Cepoi
Chief of Party in Moldova
Zselyke Csaky
Senior Researcher, Nations in Transit
Freedom House
Nadine Gogu
Executive Director
Independent Journalism Center, Moldova
Yuliya Ivakhnina
Head of Open Office
Tim Judah
Special Correspondent
The Economist
Daniel Kaddik
Project Director
Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Southeast Europe
Dumitru Lazur
Project Officer
Council of Europe
Petru Macovei
Executive Director
Association of Independent Press
Dr. Gillian McCormack
Regional Director, Europe & Eurasia
Olesea Perean
National Human Rights Officer
Ana Petruseva
BIRN Macedonia
His Excellency Peter Michalko
Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova
Dainius Radzevicius
Lithuanian Journalists Union, Lithuania
Hannes Rumm
Counselor (Strategic Communication)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Estonia
Dragos Vicol
Broadcasting Council of the Republic of Moldova


Please direct any questions regarding the event to [email protected].

This Forum is part of a larger programmatic effort led by Internews and funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen media and press freedom in Moldova. For more information about this project, please visit our MEDIA-M program page.

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