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Nov 11, 2014

Barents Press International Board had a meeting in Saariselkä, Finland on 7-8 November. The main issues to discuss were Barents Press Russia activity after the founder and many years leader Elena Larionova’ going away and the coming Annual Conference – 2015.

Nov 10, 2014
22 October Rovaniemi (Finland) hosted a forum of Barents region mass media editors in the framework of Barents Mediasphere project. This was the second meeting in this format, and the first one was held a year ago in Kirkenes (Norway).
Nov 4, 2014

On November 27-29, 2014 in Murmansk will host the VII international festival The Northern Character. It is organized by TV company "TV-21"and Production Center "Northern Character" with the support of the Russian Ministry of culture, Government of Murmansk region, Norilsk Nickel company, the Administrative Board of Norrbotten (Sweden), the Barents Secretariat, the Center for journalism in the Nordic countries, Murmansk Union of journalists, Barents Press and others.

 

Journalism and human rights

Mar 5, 2010


We invite young journalists and students of journalism to take part in the seminar to be held March 22-23, 2010 in Murmansk.

We look forward to meeting in Murmansk Russian human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina who is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010. Selected participants will also have the opportunity to meet the Deputy Secretary General of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Gunnar M. Ekeløve Slydal and Geir Seljeseth - Moscow correspondent of the leading Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.

Topics for discussion:

- Human rights in the international aspect. Press freedom, democratic institutions that stand to protect these values.
- Ethics in journalism.
- The rights of journalists.
- The right to education and work
- Investigative journalism.
- Censorship and self-censorship.

Organizers: the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, Barents Press International and Murmansk Humanities Institute.

More information and the application form are available in Russian.

Elena Larionova

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