May 2: Launch of CPJ's 2013 Impunity Index, available online at www.cpj.org and featured at official World Press Freedom Day events in New York and San José, Costa Rica.
May 2-4: UNESCO's official World Press Freedom Day celebration with 300 global participants will include a CPJ panel on good practices for safety of journalists and impunity. We will also host a side meeting, called "Research, Action, Results: Strategy Discussion for Combating Impunity," with press freedom groups, journalists, and academics. Click here for the full schedule.
May 3: For World Press Freedom Day, CPJ is co-sponsoring a full-day press freedom symposium at New York University. The event is free and open to the public. For details, please click here.
May 8: Panel discussion, "Stamping Out Impunity," at the Frontline Club in London.
May 8: Maziar Bahari and Joel Simon in a conversation with Jon Stewart at the School of Visual Arts in New York. The discussion, called "Censorship and power in Iran," will include a screening.
May 23: CPJ will launch a special report on Pakistan.
March 11: CPJ's Asia Program Coordinator Bob Dietz will launched a special report on China in Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents Club. The panel discussion was moderated by CPJ board member David Schlesinger.
November 20, 2012: CPJ held its 22nd International Press Freedom Awards in New York City and honored four journalists who defied perilous conditions to report the news.
September 15, 2012: Carlos Lauría, CPJ's senior Americas program coordinator, participated in a panel discussion after the screening of the film Reportero at the Bronx Documentary Center in New York. He was joined by the filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz.
June 14 through 23, 2012: CPJ collaborated with Human Rights Watch and screened three films at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. The films, Words of Wisdom, Silenced Voices, and Reportero, premiered at Lincoln Center. Carlos Lauría, CPJ Senior Americas Program Coordinator, participated in a panel discussion for the June 23 showing of Reportero with filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz and Sergio Haro, the film's subject.
June 13, 2012: CPJ partnered with Internews in Washington, D.C., for a panel discussion on journalist security. The panel featured Frank Smyth and Danny O'Brien, the authors of CPJ's Journalist Security Guide, along with Washington Post senior correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran.