Symposium '4th International Press Freedom Seminar: Combating SLAPPs against journalists'

For whom
Press , Employees , Private individuals , Students
When
12-12-2022 from 09:00 to 12:30
Where
De Krook, Miriam Makebaplein 1, 9000 Gent
Language
English
Organizer
Law & Technology (Faculty of Law and Criminology) and Centee for Journalism Studies (Faculty of Political and Social Sciences)
Contact
Eva.Lievens@UGent.be

The 4th International Press Freedom Seminar will address the impact of SLAPPs against journalists and discuss recent legislative initiatives.

On 12 December 2022, the research group Law & Technology and the Center for Journalism Studies organise the 4th edition of the International Press Freedom Seminar.

The Seminar will discuss SLAPPs (Strategic Litigation against Public Participation) against journalists with a range of academics, journalists, lawyers, politicians and human rights defenders.

Speakers include:

  • Vincent Van Quickenborne (Minister of Justice)
  • Em Prof dr. Dirk Voorhoof (Ghent University and Legal Human Academy)
  • Matthew Caruana Galizia (Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation)
  • Karl van den Broeck (Apache)
  • Pia Lindholm (DG Justice)
  • Charlie Holt (Greenpeace)
  • Charlotte Michils (VVJ)
  • Olivier Sasserath (MVVP)
  • Dr. Ingrida Milkaite (Ghent University)
  • Prof dr. Sarah Van Leuven (Ghent University)
  • Prof dr. Eva Lievens (Ghent University)
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