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Am 8. und 9. Oktober 2015 kommen Journalisten, Wissenschaftler, Medienrechtsanwälte und Politiker zur European Media Freedom Conference des neu gegründeten Europäischen Zentrum für Presse- und Medienfreiheit (ECPMF) nach Leipzig, um an diesem historischen Ort und Datum abermals ein deutliches Zeichen für die Presse- und Medienfreiheit zu setzen.

In zahlreichen Panels und Workshops diskutieren mehr als 45 hochrangige Redner und Konferenzteilnehmer aus vielen europäischen Ländern über Themen wie Überwachung, Whistleblowing und europäisches Medienrecht.

Darunter unter anderen: Galina Arapova, Direktor Mass Media Defence Centre, Russland; Laura Garavini, italienische Parlamentsabgeordnete und Mitglied der Anti-Mafia-Kommission, Esad Hecimovic, investigativer Journalist, Bosnien; Hans-Ulrich Jörges, Chefredakteur Sonderaufgaben, Gruner + Jahr, Deutschland; Gabriele Bertolli, Europäische Kommission, Directorate Communications Networks; Melody Patry, Advocacy Officer, Index on Censorship, England; Ljiljana Smajlovic, Vorsitzende der serbischen Journalistengewerkschaft (UNS), Chefredakteurin Politika, Serbien; Tom Heinemann, preisgekrönter Dokumentarfilmer, Dänemark; Naser Selmani, Präsident Journalistenvereinigung Mazedonien; Alberto Spampinato, Gründer Ossigeno per l’Informazione, Italien; Dirk Voorhoof, Professor Internationales Medienrecht, Belgien; George Pleios, Professor Kultur & Massenmedien, Griechenland; Peter Matzneller, Leiter des Institut für Europäisches Medienrecht, Deutschland; Richard Peppiatt, Journalist, Naughty Step Productions, England; Peter Warren, Leiter Cyber Security Research Institute, England; Bjoern Rupp,Verschlüsselungsexperte, Deutschland; Vessilin Dimitrov, stellv. Chefredakteur Forbes,  Bulgarien; Ides Debruyne, Geschäftsführer Journalismfund.eu, Belgien; Besa Luci, Chefredaktuer Kosovo 2.0. u.v.m.

In die Konferenz integriert: Am Abend des 8. Oktober werden Nedim Şener (türkischer Journalist und Buchautor) und Jafar Panahi (iranischer Filmregisseur) mit dem 30.000 Euro dotierten „Preis für die Freiheit und Zukunft der Medien“ ausgezeichnet. Die Medienstiftung der Sparkasse Leipzig lädt die Kongressteilnehmer zur Verleihung herzlich ein.

Die Konferenzsprachen sind Deutsch und Englisch. Es wird simultan und konsekutiv übersetzt. 

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On 8th and 9th October, media experts from across Europe will meet in Leipzig at the inaugural conference of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) and spend two days in intensive discussions on themes like surveillance, source protection, whistleblowing and European media law.

Confirmed speakers include Galina Arapova, Director of the Mass Media Defence Centres, Russia; Laura Garavini, Italian MP and Anti-Mafia Commission member, Esad Hecimovic, investigative journalist, Bosnia; Hans-Ulrich Jörges, Editor in Chief Special Affairs, Gruner+Jahr, Germany; Gabriele Bertolli, European Commission, Directorate Communications Networks; Melody Patry, Advocacy Officer, Index on Censorship, UK; Ljiljana Smajlovic, Chief Editor of Politika, Serbia; Tom Heinemann, award-winning documentary filmmaker, Denmark; Naser Selmani, President, Association of Journalists of Macedonia; Alberto Spampinato, founder  Ossigeno per l’Informazione, Italy; Dirk Voorhoof, Professor International Media Law, Belgium; George Pleios, Professor Culture of Mass Media, Greece; Peter Matzneller, General Manager, Institute of European Media Law, Germany; Richard Peppiatt, journalist, Naughty Step Productions, UK; Peter Warren, Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute, UK; Bjoern Rupp, encryption expert, Germany; Vessilin Dimitrov, Deputy Editor in Chief, Forbes Bulgaria; Ides Debruyne, Managing Director, Journalismfund.eu, Belgium; Besa Luci, Editor in Chief, Kosovo 2.0 … For more info please scroll down.

Integrated into the conference: on the evening of 8th October the Turkish journalist and author Nedim Sener and Jafar Pahani the Iranian film director will be awarded the 30,000 euro Prize for the Freedom and Future oft he Media Prize. The Media Foundation Sparkasse Leipzig warmly invites all attendees to join us for the award ceremony and evening reception.

Conference languages are English and German. Translations will be provided. 

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J

Joyce

ruvuma prress club
Agriculture journalist
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Galina Arapova

Mass Media Defence Centre
Director, senior media lawyer
avatar for Levon Barseghyan

Levon Barseghyan

Asparez
Chair
avatar for Günter Bartsch

Günter Bartsch

Netzwerk Recherche
Geschäftsführer
avatar for Elisa Di Benedetto

Elisa Di Benedetto

The International Association of Religion Journalists
Project Manager
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Marzia Bona

Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso
Online media Freedom Resource Centre curator
avatar for Anke Brunswijk-Vellenga

Anke Brunswijk-Vellenga

RNW Media
Project Officer
avatar for Melih Cilga

Melih Cilga

Platform for Independent Journalism (P24)
avatar for Ides Debruyne

Ides Debruyne

Journalismfund.eu
Managing Director
FD

Federica Delogu

Ossigeno per l'Informazione
avatar for Vesselin Dimitrov

Vesselin Dimitrov

Forbes Bulgaria
Deputy Editor-In-Chief
ZD

Zdenko Duka

Novi list
editor-columnist
avatar for Fabian Ebeling

Fabian Ebeling

KULTURAUSTAUSCH - Zeitschrift für internationale Perspektiven
Trainee - Editor
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Maria Laura Franciosi

Ossigeno per l'Informazione
journalist
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European Centre for Press and Media Freedom

European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)
avatar for Ilir Gashi

Ilir Gashi

Slavko Curuvija Foundation
Executive Director
AG

Annika Gläser

n-ost
project coordinator
avatar for Antonio Granado

Antonio Granado

Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Professor of Journalism
KJ

Krzysztof Jankowski

Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
Head Specialist/Media Division
BK

Bernd Karwen

Polnisches Institut Berlin - Filale Leipzig
Expert
avatar for Tarek Khello

Tarek Khello

Freelance
Refugee former journalist
MK

Markus Kompa

Fachanwalt für Urheber- und Medienrecht
avatar for Uwe Krüger

Uwe Krüger

University of Leipzig, Dpt. of Journalism
Assistant Professor
AL

Alexander Laboda

Leipzig School of Media
Officer for Communication and Marketing
avatar for Besa Luci

Besa Luci

Kosovo 2.0
Chief Editor
avatar for Tiina Lundell

Tiina Lundell

Yle, Finnish Broadcasting Company
Journalist
avatar for Matt McCann

Matt McCann

Year Up
Director of Strategic Projects
avatar for Christian Mihr

Christian Mihr

RSF, Reporters Without Borders, Germany
Executive Director
avatar for Adrian-Basil Mueller

Adrian-Basil Mueller

Spiegel TV
Korrespondent
avatar for Gemma O'Doherty

Gemma O'Doherty

Freelance
Investigative journalist
avatar for Stefanie Otto

Stefanie Otto

Universität Leipzig
avatar for Camilla  Palazzini

Camilla Palazzini

European Youth Press
Secretary General
avatar for Junaid Qaiser

Junaid Qaiser

let Us Build Pakistan
Editor
avatar for Vladimir Radomirović

Vladimir Radomirović

Pištaljka
editor-in-chief
AR

Ana Ribeiro

The Leipzig Glocal
Editor-in-Chief
avatar for Annegret Richter

Annegret Richter

DOK Leipzig International Documentary Festival
Head of Animation Films
PR

Peter Ripken

International Cities of Refuge Network ICORN
Chairman Board
avatar for Peter de Ruiter

Peter de Ruiter

PixelPerfect Publications
Publisher of a book on press freedom
avatar for Tom Sanderson

Tom Sanderson

Centre for Investigative Journalism
Project Manager
CS

Clemens Schöll

BJS Berliner Journalisten-Schule
Programmleiter
avatar for Stefan Schreiber

Stefan Schreiber

CMS Hasche Sigle Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern mbB
Lawyer, Associate
avatar for Renate Schroeder

Renate Schroeder

European Federation of Journalists (EFJ)
Director
avatar for Alberto Spampinato

Alberto Spampinato

Ossigeno per l'Informazione
President
avatar for Petra Tabeling

Petra Tabeling

Journalist/Trainer (in cooperation with Dart Center for Trauma and...
avatar for Anke Vellenga

Anke Vellenga

Freelance investigative journalist
avatar for Dirk Voorhoof

Dirk Voorhoof

Legal Human Academy
avatar for Joachim Weidemann

Joachim Weidemann

Comecon Media GmbH
CEO
HW

Holger Wettingfeld

Deutsches Pressemuseum im Ullsteinhaus e.V./ German Press Museum Ullsteinhaus
Chairman
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Shah zeb

Express News Television
Reporter