8 November 2019 - 9.00-10.30 / Council of Europe Hemicycle

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World Forum for Democracy 2019: Plenary 4, 5 and Closing Session
Palais de l'Europe, Hemicycle 8 November 2019 - 9.00 - 13.00
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speakers speakers
GUTIÉRREZ Ricardo

Ricardo GUTIÉRREZ

General Secretary of the European Federation of Journalists

NDIAYE Sibeth

Sibeth NDIAYE

Secretary of State to the Prime Minister, Government Spokeswoman

France

Sibeth Ndiaye is a French-Senegalese communications advisor and politician. On 1 April 2019, she was appointed Government Spokeswoman by President Emmanuel Macron. She was in charge of Macron's press relations during the 2017 presidential election and joined his cabinet in the Élysée Palace after he was elected. Since 1 April 2019, she has subsequently served as a Secretary of State to the office of the Prime Minister and Government Spokeswoman. 

PLANTU

PLANTU

Cartoonist and President of Cartooning for Peace

France

YAM Shirley

Shirley YAM

Journalist, Vice Chair of Hong Kong Journalists Association

Hong Kong, China

Shirley Yam is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster who started off in politics but changed track to enter China finance and business. She spent 11 years writing Money Matters, an acclaimed weekly column at the South China Morning Post.  She is now the Senior Editor of REDD Intelligence.  Shirley has also been a campaigner for press freedom in Hong Kong for  a decade.  She is the Vice-chairperson of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, the city's largest independent press union.     Shirley was raised and educated in Hong Kong.  She received her Master degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science on Chevening scholarship.
discussants discussants
CARUANA GALIZIA Matthew

Matthew CARUANA GALIZIA

Investigative journalist

Malta

Matthew Caruana Galizia is a journalist and software engineer. He worked at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) on six major investigations: Offshore Leaks, Swiss Leaks, Luxembourg Leaks, Fatal Extraction, Panama Papers, and Paradise Papers. ICIJ and its partners won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2017. Daphne, Matthew’s mother, was assassinated in Malta in 2017 and Matthew left the organisation to set up The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation, which is dedicated to achieving justice for his mother.

MOLINA Pedro X.

Pedro X. MOLINA

Press cartoonist, caricaturist

Nicaragua

moderator moderator
VASAK Vladimir

Vladimir VASAK

Reporter, Arte

cartoonists cartoonists

António (Portugal), Bado (Canada), Boligán (Mexico), Chappatte (Switzerland), Camdelafu (Venezuela), Dlog (Tunisia), Uri Fink (Israel), Ali Ghamir (Morocco), Glez (Burkina Faso), Xavier Gorce (France), Khalid Gueddar (Morocco), Izel (Turkey), Kak (France), Vladimir Kazanevsky (Ukraine), Khalil (Palestine), Michael Kichka (Israel), L'Andalou (Algeria), Lefrançois (France), Denis Lopatin (Russian Federation), Pedro X. Molina (Nicaragua), Mykaïa (France), Nardi (Italy), Needall (Tunisie), Piet (France), Plantu (France), Lars Refn (Denmark), Rayma (Venezuela), Tjeerd Royaards (Netherlands), Laurent Salles (France), Ann Telnaes (USA), Vadot (Belgium), Wiglaf (France), Yemsrach Yetneberk (Ethiopia), Z (Tunisia), Willy Zekid (Congo Brazzaville), Zohoré (Ivory Coast), Zlatkovsky (Russian Federation)