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Libertad de Prensa: adelantos de la Conferencia Global organizada por #UNESCO y #Uruguay

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Mesas redondas con ganadores del Premio Nobel de la Paz, una sesión sobre las recientes recomendaciones de la UNESCO en materia de Ética de la Inteligencia Artificial, discusiones sobre la libertad de expresión, en el arte y en la ciencia; y debates sobre Justicia y Derechos Humanos son algunos de los platos fuertes previstos para la Conferencia que tendrá lugar en Punta del Este entre el 2 y el 5 de mayo.

Entre los oradores confirmados para el talkshow de apertura, que versará sobre Periodismo Bajo Asedio Digital, se cuentan Will Cathcart, CEO de WhatsApp; Shoshana Zuboff, autora de La era del capitalismo bajo vigilancia; Timnit Gebru, director ejecutivo de DAIR; y la periodista colombiana Claudia Duque.

El link para registrarse en el evento está disponible aquí

El borrador del programa completo de la Conferencia (en inglés) dado a conocer por la UNESCO a la fecha es el siguiente:

World Press Freedom Day Global Conference 2022 – Draft Programme

 

SNAPSHOT OF PLENARIES

 

2 May 

19:15 – 20:00 (CET)  | 14:15 – 15:00 (UYT)

  • High-level Opening Ceremony in the presence of H.E. Luis Lacalle Pou, President of Uruguay and Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO

with performances organised by the SODRE, the Official Service of Diffusion, Representations and Entertainment of Uruguay

15:00 – 21:00 (CET)  | 15:00 – 16:00 (UYT)

  • Opening Talkshow: Journalism under Digital Siege

22:00 – 22:45 (CET)  | 17:00 – 17:45 (UYT)

  • UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Award Ceremony 

22:45 – 23:45 (CET)  | 17:45 – 18:45 (UYT)

  • UNESCO – Nobel Peace Summit Session «The role of Freedom of Expression in Promoting Peace» (working title)

 

3 May

15:30 – 16:30 (CET)  | 10:30 – 11:30 (UYT)

  • High level Dialogue on Press Freedom and the UN Plan of Action on Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity by the Presidency of the UNESCO General Conference, with the participations of the President of the UN General Assembly, and of the Human Rights Council

19:00 – 20:00 (CET)  | 14:00 – 15:00 (UYT)

  • Joint Declaration by Special Mandates on Press Freedom

21:30 – 22:30 (CET)  | 15:30 – 16:30 (UYT)

  • Plenary session: «Addressing the Digital Challenges to Freedom of Expression through the Recommendation on the Ethics of AI” 

22:00 – 23:00 (CET)  | 17:00 – 18:00 (UYT)

  • Panel Discussion by Presidents and Chief Justices of Regional Human Rights Courts on the legal frameworks underpinning the right to freedom of expression and safety of journalists

 

4 May

17:00 – 18:00 (CET)  | 12:00 – 13:00 (UYT)

  • Closing Plenary

 

Full Programme below

 

2 MAY

Closed sessions14:00 – 19:00 (CET)  | 09:00 – 14:00 (UYT)

  • Training Workshop with Privacy Commissioners on right to privacy, freedom of expression and data protection – by UNESCO and National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Personal Data Protection (INAI)
15:00 – 23:45 (CET)  | 10:00 – 18:45 (UYT)

  •  Regional United Nations Workshop on Freedom of Expression, Safety of Journalists, and Access to Information – by UNESCO and the United Nations System Staff College
15:45 – 21:30 (CET)  | 10:45 – 16:30 (UYT)

  • Artistic freedom in the digital sphere – by UNESCO and PEN/Artists at Risk (ARC),  CECC-SICA, with the support of the Kingdom of Norway  

 

Parallel sessions
15:00 – 16:00 (CET)  | 10:00 – 11:00 (UYT)

  • Kick-off of the Youth Newsroom covering the World Press Freedom Day Global Conference – by UNESCO and the Universidad Católica del Uruguay (UCU)
  • Regional Event: Regional Event: Towards a Model law on the safety of journalists – by SOCOLAC, ELAP and UNESCO
16:00 – 17:00 (CET)  | 11:00 – 12:00 (UYT)

  • Regional Event:  10th Anniversary of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity – achievements and challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean– by ACNUDH and UNESCO
  • Making societies and journalism sustainable – by Fojo Media Institute, Linnaeus University
  • Surveillance out of control: How to put an end to the Pegasus crisis – by Reporters Without Borders
 

17:00 – 18:15 (CET)  | 12:00 – 13:15 (UYT)

  • Regional Event: Follow-up to Windhoek+30 Declaration: Transparency of internet platforms: an agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean – by OBSERVACOM and UNESCO
 

17:00 – 19:00 (CET)  | 12:00 – 14:00 (UYT)

Lunch Break

 

18:00 – 19:00 (CET)  | 13:00 – 14:00 (UYT)

  • Adressing the business model challenge for public interest media – by International Fund for Public Interest Media and BBC Media Action 
  • «I’ve got my AI on you: Spotlight on artificial intelligence and freedom of expression» – by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Social Media 4 Peace: content moderation practices to advance social cohesion – by UNESCO
  • Pegasus and total surveillance against journalists (working title) – by Media Defence
19:15 – 20:00 (CET)  | 14:15 – 15:00 (UYT)

  • High-level Opening Ceremony
  • H.E Luis Lacalle Pou, President of Uruguay
  • Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO

with performances organised by the SODRE, the Official Service of Diffusion, Representations and Entertainment of Uruguay

20:15 – 21:00 (CET)  | 15:00 – 16:00 (UYT)

  • Opening Talkshow: Journalism under Digital Siege
 

21:00 – 21:30 (CET)  | 16:00 – 16:30 (UYT)

  • High-level interventions and Ministerial Statements 
 

22:00 – 22:45 (CET)  | 17:00 – 17:45 (UYT)

  • UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Award Ceremony 
 

22:45 – 23:45 (CET)  | 17:45 – 18:45 (UYT)

  • UNESCO – Nobel Peace Summit Session «The role of Freedom of Expression in Promoting Peace»(working title)
 

23:45 – 00:45 (CET)  | 18:45 – 19:45 (UYT)

  • Cocktail

 

3 MAY

 

Closed sessions

13:00 – 14:00 (CET)  | 08:00 – 09:00 (UYT)

  • (Online session) Priority Africa : Regional Celebration in Africa /WPFD Convention in Arusha presenting the highlights of an ongoing assessment report on press freedom and the safety of journalists in Africa – by UNESCO
 

14:00 – 0:30 (CET)  | 09:00 – 19:30 (UYT)

  • Meeting of United Nations Resident Coordinators – by UNESCO and the United Nations System Staff College 

 

 

Parallel sessions

14:00 – 15:00 (CET)  | 09:00 – 10:00 (UYT)

  • Launch of UNESCO – ICFJ issue brief «Finding the funds for journalism to thrive: Policy options to support media viability»– by UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)
  • Feminist Approaches to Freedom of Expression – by Article 19
  • Journalists & Whistleblowers: a dynamic society to fight corruption – by Free Press Unlimited and Eduardo Bertoni
  • HACKED -Legal Avenues to Combat the Acceleration of Cyber-Targeting and Surveillance Deployed against Journalists (working title) – by IBAHRI and the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom
  • National Event: El impacto de la desinformación en el periodismo y los medios de comunicación  – hosted by Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo (CED), Uruguay
  • Opening of the Academic Conference on the Safety of Journalists – hosted by UNESCO and Universidad de la República
 

15:00 – 17:00 (CET)  | 10:00 – 12:00 (UYT)

  • Regional Event:  Follow-up to Windhoek+30 Declaration – Media Viability in Latin America and the Caribbean - by IAB and IAPA
 

15:30 – 16:30 (CET)  | 10:30 – 11:30 (UYT)

  • High level Dialogue on Press Freedom and the UN Plan of Action on Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity – by the Presidency of the UNESCO General Conference, with the participations of the President of the UN General Assembly, and of the Human Rights Council
  • Civil society organizations contribution to advancing transparency of digital platforms – by Forum on Information and Democracy
  • Newsroom Responses to Online Violence Against Women Journalists – by UNESCO and the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)
  • Academic Conference – Panel 1
  • National event: ¿Cuál es el rol de los medios públicos en un contexto de amenazas y noticias falsas? – organized by Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo (CED) Uruguay 
 

16:00 – 21:10 (CET)  | 11:00 – 16:10 (UYT)

  • Closed Training: artistic freedom in the digital sphere – by UNESCO and PEN, ARC, Norway, CECC-SICA
 

17:00 – 18:00 (CET)  | 12:00 – 13:00 (UYT)

  • Workshop on Data Ask – by UNESCO’s International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)
  • The SafeBox Network: a collective and worldwide response to impunity against journalists – by Forbidden Stories
  • Digital Surveillance of Journalists – by the Media Freedom Coalition, and the Freedom Online Coalition
  • Developing Effective Tools to counter gender-based online harassment – by UNESCO and the Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • National Event: Freedom of Expression in Art – by Pen Club Uruguay
  • Academic Conference – Panel 2
 

18:00 – 19:00 (CET)  | 13:00 – 14:00 (UYT)

Lunch Break

 

19:00 – 20:00 (CET)  | 14:00 – 15:00 (UYT)

  • Joint Declaration by Special Mandates on Press Freedom
 

21:30 – 22:30 (CET)  | 15:30 – 16:30 (UYT)

  • Plenary session: Addressing the Digital Challenges to Freedom of Expression through the Recommendation on the Ethics of AI” – by UNESCO
 

21:30 – 22:35 (CET)  | 15:30 – 16:30 (UYT)

  • Academic Conference – Panel 4
 

22:00 – 23:00 (CET)  | 17:00 – 18:00 (UYT)

  • Panel Discussion by Presidents and Chief Justices of Regional Human Rights Courts on the legal frameworks underpinning the right to freedom of expression and safety of journalists – by UNESCO and the Interamerican Court for Human Rights
  • Public Service Journalism under threat – by the European Broadcasting Union
  • Developing Principles for Effective Media Assistance – by  Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) & Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)
  • Action Coalition on Meaningful Transparency (title tbc) – by the Global Network Initiative (GNI)
  • Disinformation Without Borders: The role of international community media in protecting the public from disinformation and surveillance – by PEN America
  • National Event: “La libertad de expresión en Internet – perspectivas desde el derecho y el periodismo”  – hosted by Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Económica y Social (CERES), Uruguay
 

23:30 – 0:30 (CET)  | 18:30 – 19:30 (UYT)

  • We should be talking about gendered disinformation – by UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection on the Right to Freedom of Expression and Opinion, and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC)
  • Monitoring unfreedom, taking action – How human rights activists and journalists react to the different faces of digital authoritarianism – by Deutsche Welle Akademie
  • Protecting Professionals in the Public Sphere – Intersectoral Dialogue on the protection of artistic freedom, freedom of expression and scientific freedom – by UNESCO
  • 23:15 – 0:30 (CET)  | 18:15 – 19:30 (UYT) Regional Event: Navigating the infodemic with MIL-Media and Informational Literacy, with the LAC network of Public Defenders of the Rights of the Audiences -  by the Public Defender of Audiovisual Communication Services of Argentina and UNESCO
  • National Event: Premio del Ministerio de Educación y Cultura
 

4 MAY

 

Closed sessions

14:00 – 16:30 (CET)  | 09:00 – 11:30 (UYT)

  • Closed meeting: Ten years of the UN Plan on Safety of Journalists: How can we – from a multi-stakeholder view – improve? – by the CSO Coalition on the Safety of Journalists
 

14:00 – 18:30 (CET)  | 09:00 – 13:00 (UYT)

  • Closed Session: Regional United Nations Workshop on Freedom of Expression, Safety of Journalists and Access to Information – by UNESCO and the United Nations System Staff College 
  • Closed Session: A roundtable discussion with women journalists on practical solutions to deal with online harassment – by Free Press Unlimited
 

Parallel Sessions

14:00 – 15:00 (CET)  | 09:00 – 10:00 (UYT)

  • Ensuring a diversity of free voices in the media – by UNESCO
  • Regional Event: Meeting of LAC journalists’ organisations on journalism under surveillance - by FEPALC, IFJ and APU
  • Freedom of Expression  during Conflicts – curbing of war propaganda vs. access to information on internet platforms
  • Showcasing the ‘Global Drive for Media Freedom and Safety of Journalists’– by UNESCO and OHCHR
  • Transparency and Beyond: Role of Think Tanks in Advancing Implementation of the Responsibilities of Intermediaries – by the Center for Law and Democracy
 

15:00 – 17:00 (CET)  | 10:00 – 12:00 (UYT)

  • Regional Event: Latest jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights on freedom of expression, freedom of the press and safety of journalists – by Columbia Global Freedom of Expression, UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Expression in the University of the Andes, OBSERVACOM and UNESCO  
 

15:30 – 16:30 (CET)  | 10:30 – 11:30 (UYT)

  • High-Level Session. Safety of journalists in Ukraine war
  • Building allyship and solidarity in the fight for press freedom – by Project Syndicate and Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)
  • Spyware moratorium and accountability to (unlawful) surveilance of journalists  – by OHCHR and Amnesty International
 
17:00 – 18:00 (CET)  | 12:00 – 13:00 (UYT)

  • Closing Plenary

17:00 – 18:00 (CET)  | 14:00 – 19:00 (UYT)

  • Transport to Montevideo

19:30 (UYT)

  • Ballet function “FIRE BIRD “ (Stravinsky) at SODRE Theater Montevideo followed by Gala dinner (self-payed or upon invitation)

5 MAY

Field Trip to Colonia del Sacramento, the first city founded in Uruguay by the Portuguese in 1630 and declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1995.

Full day tour to Colonia del Sacramento

9:00 AM         Departure from hotels in Montevideo –  Tour guide on board – water and snacks on board11:00 AM       Guided walking tour around the historic quarter –  Lunch at own cost at any of the many restaurants in the     historic quarter  (unless upon invitation)3:30 PM          Transfer to “Real de San Carlos” historic bull ring4:30 PM          Folklore ballet performance at the “Real de San Carlos”5:30 PM          Return to buses and departure to Montevideo7:30 PM          Approx. time of arrival to Montevideo hotels (same hotels as departure)

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