World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

In partnership with Fundamendios and AEDEP, WAN-IFRA brought together 20 Ecuadorean editors in Quito on 31st January to elaborate a common strategy that, it is hoped, will turn back a decade of limitations on freedom of expression under President Rafael Correa. General elections were held in Ecuador on 19th February, and there is renewed optimism that the new government will reconstitute media freedoms in the country.

Author

Hedvig Lundstrom's picture

Hedvig Lundstrom

Date

2017-02-07 17:40

"Unless our societies fully appreciate the value of professional journalism - and that it contributes directly to their betterment - then our own efforts will always be limited to reacting to attacks and insecurity rather than by being proactive in eliminating the causes of it."

Author

Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-02-05 17:49

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