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The 6th Arab Free Press Forum
Tunis, Tunisia
24-26 November 2013

The Arab Free Press Forum is a unique event that brings together media professionals from across the Arab world to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experience and best practice at every level of the news industry. As part of WAN-IFRA’s ongoing commitment to supporting the independent press in the Arab region, the Forum reinforces longstanding engagements with partners from across the media industry and the freedom of expression community.

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25/11/2013 PRESS RELEASE:
Arab World Needs Access to Independent Media

Take our survey on the independent press before 12h00 on Monday 25 November.

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In partnership with UNESCO, the Forum will ask penetrating questions about the future of Arab media from both editorial and business perspectives. Our speakers include some of the most prominent players from the regional and international media and freedom of expression communities, with a programme designed to explore the present situation and future needs of the independent Arab press.

In addition: 

Seminar on Journalism and Ethics 21 - 23 November with Ethical Journalism Network

"StoryMaker" Master Classes on Monday and Tuesday evenings with Free Press Unlimited.


Ministry of Foreign Affaris of Finland, The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), International Media Support (IMS), Ethical Journalism Network, Free Press Unlimited, Canal France International (CFI), The Egypt Media Development Program (EMDP), "Yakadha" Association for Democracy and a Civil State (Vigilance),, The Tunis Centre for the Freedom of the Press, the African Centre for Training of Journalists and Communicators (CAPJC), The National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT), The Union of Independent and Partisan Newspapers (SJIP), Egypt's, and Beirut’s An-Nahar newspaper.

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Date and Location

  • 24 Nov 2013 - 26 Nov 2013

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