Addressing the challenges to safety of journalists posed by terrorist threat

On June 27 the Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations, together with the Committee to Protect Journalists, is organizing a panel discussion on the safety of journalists in conflict zones, with a focus on the risks and challenges in areas near and under terrorist control. The participants of the event will share their views and discuss ways to improve the safety and security of journalists and associated personnel working in conflict zones, including in areas under terrorists and radical extremists. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session.

Introductory remarks by H.E. Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania


Robert Mahoney, Deputy Executive Director of Committee to Protect Journalists


Judith Matloff, Professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
David Rohde, National Security Investigations Editor at Reuters
Ann Therese Day, Independent Journalist & Fulbright Fellow
Quinn McKew, Deputy Executive Director of Article 19

WHEN: Monday, 27 June 2016, 11:00am

WHERE: Conference Room 8, UN Headquarters, New York.

All are invited. Non-UN badge holders, please RSVP to [email protected] till June 23 to facilitate your entrance to the UN Headquarters.