What happens when journalists have to leave their country in large numbers and the survival of journalism is threatened?
In 2021, this has already happened in Afghanistan and Myanmar/Burma, two countries where the space for journalism is shrinking.
Journalists with field experiences and international experts will share their experiences and viewpoints.
Moderator Elisabeth Eide
Opening by the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anniken Huitfeldt and OsloMet Rector, Nina Waaler
Agnes Callamard, Secretary General, Amnesty International
Najiba Ayubi, Head of the media house Killid and International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) in Afghanistan
Dr. Samay Hamed, Head of Afghan PEN
Afshin Ismaeli, journalist, Aftenposten
Thida Thin Myat Thu, Program Director, Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB)
Dr. Ma Thida, chair of Writer in Prison Committee of PEN International
Jesper Højberg, Executive Director, International Media Support(IMS)
Monday 1 November 2021 at 2 – 330 pm
OsloMet Pilestredet 52 (P 52) Studenthallen