PSSI will organize a public debate "Media Freedom at the EU Borders"


Prague Security Studies Institute, in cooperation with the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and American Center in Prague, would like to cordially invite you to a public discussion entitled "MEDIA FREEDOM AT THE EU BORDERS" about the state of media in countries lacking a free press: Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Serbia.

The discussion will present experience by 4 young journalists:

  • Safie Ablyaeva, Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellow, Ukraine
  • Zaur Gurbanli, Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellow, Azerbaijan
  • Daina Munasipova, Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellow, Russia
  • Jasmina Lazic, Jiri Dientsbier Journalism fellow, Serbia

The discussion will be moderated by Pavel Fischer, Director of STEM Institute, former Political Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Former Czech Ambassador in France and political advisor to late Czech President Vaclav Havel.

The event will be held on February 18, 2016 and will start at 6:00 pm at the American Center, Trziste 13, Prague 1. The discussion will be in English. 

If you wish to attend please RSVP by February 17 to with "Media Freedom" in the subject line of your email.

Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellow and Jiri Diensbier Journalism Fellow are currently in Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Prague Office for an eight-month program of professional development aimed at supporting independent journalists in countries lacking a free press.

Find out more about the RFE/RL Journalism Program here

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