The first international meeting of journalism is due to be held on November 15 to 17.in Tunis, which will provide the opportunity to exchange expertise launch debates on the professional situations in the sector.
The gathering will also be an occasion to showcase successful experiences around the world.
During a meeting with the press held Monday in Tunis, Regional Director of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) North Africa Souhaib Khayati said that Tunisia’s choice for this first edition of the press event is made on the basis of the achievements carried out in Tunisia as regards freedom of expression. The challenges of democracy and freedom of information will be included on the agenda of this meeting, he noted.
Nearly 500 journalists representing 30 media will partake this first meeting of journalism to look at the situation of journalists in some countries.
Attending the news conference, President of the association “journalism and citizenship” and founder of the international meeting of journalism Jerome Bouvier, indicated that the meeting will be welcome all the professionals of the media sector to express themselves on issues pertaining to journalists, freedom of press and relationship between media and the public.
Besides, Journalism and Citizenship Association, SNJT, RSF, the International Union of Francophone Press, the French Agency for Media Development, Agence France-Presse and UNESCO participate in the organisation of the conference.