Reporters Without Borders forecasts that this decade will be decisive for the future of journalism, with the COVID-19 pandemic highlighting and amplifying the many crises that threaten the right to freely reported, independent, diverse and reliable information. What are the Netherlands and Canada doing to uphold this important freedom? How are the media conferences that both countries organize this fall going to make a difference?
In this episode, you will hear from:
- Ines Coppoolse, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Canada
- Bahia Tahzib, Dutch Human Rights Ambassador
- Catherine Godin, Director General at Global Affairs Canada Office of Human Rights, Freedom, and Inclusion
- Mohammad Shamma, Chief of Content and Program Manager at Journalist for Human Rights (JHR) in Jordan
This episode is part of a special series on Human Rights and will focus on how Canada and the Netherlands are working together to promote and protect human rights worldwide. It is created by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Canada.
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