Monday, March 14, 2005

Kiev: some links

The Council of Europe press release (122a(2005)) Council of Europe to set up new forum on the role of the media in times of crisis

Interview by Gabriel Nissim, President of the NGO Forum,
Gabriel Nissim: the contribution of the civil society to the Kiev conference

The opening speech of the conference:
Speech of Maud De Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe

FInally, Victor Yuschenko, the new Ukrainian President opened the Conference and promised a new era for Ukraine. (Interestingly enough the English language press in Kiev was already carrying reports of tensions between the new government and the media)