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2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Wednesday, September 21 • 16:00 - 18:00
A comprehensive approach to coordination - Towards a new partnership among GFMD Members

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Aim of meeting: Discuss the next mile in media development coordination and have productive exchanges among GFMD members, discussing/clarifying internal challenges and perspectives – and ambition. What is the role of GFMD and most importantly, what is the role of GFMD members in ensuring that GFMD is engaged in coordination?

This session is reserved for GFMD members only. Registrations via cgiraud@gfmd.info


Moderators
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Jesper Højberg

Executive Director, International Media Support
Jesper Højberg is the Executive Director of International Media Support, an international, Denmark-based organisation that works with media in countries affected by armed conflict, human insecurity and political transition. In 2001, Jesper Højberg set up IMS in the wake of the Rwanda genocide which now works across four continents to strengthen professional journalism and ensure that media and media workers can operate under challenging... Read More →

Speakers
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Rashweat Mukundu

Freedom of Expression Activist, IMS
Rashweat Mukundu is a 39 years old media worker/ journalist and writer as well as freedom of expression activist working for IMS in Zimbabwe and advising on IMS work in Sub Saharan Africa. Previously, he was the head of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA). Rashweat holds a BA and MA in Media and Journalism.
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Soe Myint

Managing Director and Founding Editor-in-Chief, Mizzima Media Group
Soe Myint (sm@mizzima.com) is the Managing Director and founding Editor-in-Chief of Mizzima Media Group. Soe Myint was in exile for 24 years while the country was under the military dictatorship. Mizzima was the first exile media to move back inside Myanmar in January 2012, after the country opened up for democratic changes. Mizzima Media Co. Ltd. produces daily digital newspaper in Myanmar, a Mizzima Weekly in English (print), television... Read More →
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Leon Willems

Director of Policies and Programmes, Free Press Unlimited.org
Leon Willems, Netherlands, is the Director of Free Press Unlimited, a leading press freedom organisation active in more than 30 countries and focusing on conflict reporting, safety for journalists, investigative journalism, gender and youth and media. He is also the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD). In this role he is working towards enhancing the impact of media development, by creating... Read More →


Wednesday September 21, 2016 16:00 - 18:00
Meeting Room, Building A

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