The RSF 2018 Press Freedom Index
25. april 2018
Reporters without borders (RSF) and its partners, the Norwegian Press Association and the Fritt Ord Foundation, are pleased to invite you for the unveiling of the RSF 2018 Press Freedom Index.
Wednesday 25 April 2018 – 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.. Doors open at 11:45 a.m.
Hosted by the Fritt Ord Foundation Uranienborgveien 2, 0258 Oslo – (entrance from Parkveien)
Opening remarks by Knut Olav Åmås, Executive Director, Fritt Ord Foundation
Moderated by Elin Floberghagen, Secretary General, Norwegian Press Association
With speakers including
Antoine Bernard, Deputy General Director, Reporters Without Borders
Harlem Desir, Representative on Freedom of the Media, OSCE
Erol Onderoglu, Representative in Turkey, Reporters without Borders
RSVP before Friday, April 20
Press contact :
Emilie Boulay / firstname.lastname@example.org / +33 (0)6 77 92 16 77
About Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is the largest press freedom organization in the world with more than 30 years of experience. Thanks to its unique global network of 150 local correspondents investigating in 130 countries, 11 national offices (Austria, Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taïwan, Tunisia, UK, USA) and a consultative status at the United Nations and UNESCO, Reporters Without Borders is able to have a global impact by gathering and providing on the ground intelligence, and defending and assisting news providers all around the world.
About The Norwegian Press Association
The Norwegian Press Association (Norsk Presseforbund) is an organization for free media and editors, journalists and publishers. Our members are Norwegian newspapers, magazines, online media, radio and TV-stations. Our main task is to work for press freedom and independence, a joint code of ethics, and an open and transparent society.
About The Fritt Ord Foundation
The Fritt Ord Foundation is a private non-profit foundation working to protect and promote freedom of expression and the environment for freedom of expression in Norway and internationally, particularly by encouraging lively debate and the dauntless use of the free word. The Foundation also supports other aspect of arts and culture.
About the OSCE
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media has the mandate to monitor media freedom issues in the 57 states of the OSCE, to alert governments on difficulties and to offer them assistance. Harlem Désir has been appointed in July 2017.