Abant Africa forum: Freedom of Speech and Respect to Sacred


Date posted: February 12, 2014

ADDIS ABABA

Abant Platform and African Union Commission are jointly organizing an International Forum titled  “Freedom of Speech and Respect to Sacred” on 8-9 March, 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Sessions will be in the form of free discussions in the spirit of the Abant Platform.

The program will be held at Large Conference Hall, African Union Commission HQ, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between March 08 and 09, 2014.

Subject:  “Freedom of Speech and Respect to Sacred”

Venue: African Union Commission HQ

Format: Free Discussions

Programme 

Venue: Large Conference Hall, African Union Commission HQ, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Date: 8-9 March 2014 

Day One

09:00 – 09:30                     Registration

09:30 – 10:00                     Welcome Speeches

10:00 – 13:00                     Session I

The Current State of Freedom of Expression and Respect to Sacred: International and National Law Perspective”

13:00 – 14:00                Lunch Break

14:00 – 17:00                    Session II

Freedom of Expression in the Media and the Due Boundaries”

17:00-18:30                        Special Session

Reconciling Speech, Religion and Society” 

18:30 – 20:30                     Dinner Reception 

Day Two

10:00 – 13:00                    Session III

“Search for Universal Norms on Freedom of Speech and Respect to Sacred”

13:00 – 14:00                Lunch Break

14:00 – 16:00                     Session IV

“Announcement of Declaration and Closing Speeches”

Source: Abant Platform , February 11, 2014


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