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International Conference on Freedom of Expression and Media Development in Iraq

8-10 January 2007, Paris, France

International Conference on Freedom of Expression and Media Development in Iraq
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The International Conference on Freedom of Expression and Media Development in Iraq organised by the Communications and Media Commission of Iraq (CMC) in cooperation with UNESCO and UNDP provided a forum for debate, reflection and analysis of different issues concerning the Iraqi media landscape and its development needs, addressing such themes as:
  • journalist safety;

  • international assistance;

  • ownership, editorial independence, pluralism;

  • professional standards;
  • human and institutional capacity building and gender issues;

  • markets and commercial sustainability; public service broadcasting;

  • regulatory frameworks and legislation.
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