World Press Freedom Committee (WPFC)
Comité mondial pour la liberté de la presse
Comisión Mundial de Libertad de Prensa
Founded by international journalists to unify independent news media against major threats to press freedom. The Charter for a Free Press -- Charte pour une presse libre -- Carta de una Prensa Libre -- Charta für eine Freie Presse -- Hartija Svobody Pecati approved by journalists from 34 countries at the 'Voices of Freedom' world conference on censorship problems, 16-18 Jan 1987, London (UK), held by WPFC, with the cooperation of Inter-American Press Association (IAPA), H-XC1965 - World Association of Newspapers (WAN), C-XC2027 - FIPP - the network for global media, F-XB2375 - International Press Institute (IPI), and D-XD0185 - North American Broadcasters Association (NABA).
Support the freedom and independence of news media and free flow of news and information; advocate and monitor press freedom concerns in intergovernmental organizations; assist news media, journalists and journalism schools in developing and post-communist countries through training programs, manuals, provision of equipment and other means.
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Officers: Chairman, 4 Vice Chairmen, Treasurer and Legal Counsel, Secretary and Executive Director. Executive Committee, consisting of 15 members. Advisory Committee, comprising 9 members. Directors (23).
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