International Media Assessment mission in Sri Lanka
The Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI), together with International
Media Support (IMS) in Denmark and the Open Society Foundation, has
organized an International Assessment Mission to Sri Lanka by leading
media development and advocacy organisations, from May 8 to 14.
The Mission comprises senior level representatives from Article 19,
Centre for Law and Democracy in Canada, International Federation of
Journalists (IFJ), Open Society Foundation, South Asia Media Solidarity
Network (SAMSN), UNESCO and IMS. During the week-log mission, the
delegates will meet key political leaders, senior government officials,
and media industry stakeholders and hold consultations with academics,
media researchers and civil society groups. This mission also includes a
visit to Jaffna.
The Mission will coincide with the National Media Summit, organised
by the Ministry of Mass Media and Information, University of Colombo,
SLPI and IMS, scheduled to be held on May 13,14 at the Sri Lanka
Foundation Institute, Colombo 7.