Congress

International Conference on Media Laws in Asia

On November 15-17 an international conference on media law in Asia will be held in Siem Reap organized by KAF. The conference will be attended by participants from European and Asian countries and focuses on the relations of the media and media law

Details

Programme

Thursday, 15/11/2007

During the dayArrival of Participants

19:00 pmWelcome Dinner

Location: L’Explorateur Bar Terrace or Pool, 1st Floor

Friday, 16/11/2007

08:00 a.m.Registration

Location: Bayon Ballroom, 1st Floor

09:00 a.m.Opening Ceremony

Welcome remarks

Mr. Clauspeter Hill, Director, Rule of Law Programme Asia, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Singapore

09:20 a.m. Keynote address and official opening: “Cambodia: It’s Media in Troubled Times - An Overview”

Speaker: H. E. Mr. Srey CHHANNY, Secretary of State

10:00 a.m.Q & A Session, Moderator: Clauspeter Hill

10:45 a.m. Morning Coffee Break

11:15 a.m.“Responsible Journalism: Personal Rights – Limits of Freedom”

Speaker: Ms. Eva RHODE, Lecturer at the Department for Media and Communication, Royal University of Phnom Penh

12:00 p.m.Q & A Session, Moderator: Mr. Clauspeter Hill

12:30 p.m.Luncheon

Location: L’Escale Restaurant, 1st Floor

14:00 p.m.“Media-Laws: Protection or Threat for Journalists?”

Speaker: Mr. Hinca IP PANDJAITAN, SH MH ACCS Media Lawyer, LQQ Media Law Offices, Indonesia (t.b.c.)

14:45 p.m.Q & A Session, Moderator: Mr. Werner vom Busch, Director, Media Programme Asia, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Singapore

15:15 p.m.Afternoon Coffee Break

15:45 p.m.“Self-rule or Self-censorship: Press-councils instead of Court Cases?”

Speaker: Mr. Pen SAMITTHY, President of the Club of Cambodian Journalists, Cambodia

16:30 p.m.Q & A Session, Moderator: Mr. Clauspeter Hill

17:00 pm“Celebrities Close up – Where Are the Legal Boundaries”

Speaker: Mr. Mukund PADMANABHAN, Editor “The Hindu” and Lawyer, India

17:30 p.m.Q & A Session, Moderator: Mr. Clauspeter Hill

18:00 p.m. End of Day one

19.30 p.m.Dinner

Location: Le Jardin d’Apsara, 1st Floor

Saturday, 17/11/2007

09:00 a.m. “Contempt, Defamation, Privilege - Three Problematical Media Laws”

Speaker: Mr. Mukund PADMANABHAN, Editor “The Hindu” and Lawyer, India

09:45 a.m. Q & A Session, Moderator: Mr. Werner vom Busch

10:30 a.m. Morning Coffee Break

11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: "Tips and Traps: How Can Problems with the Judiciary Be Avoided"

Speakers: Mr. Werner vom Busch

Mr. Clauspeter Hill

Mr. Mukund Padmanabhan

Mr. Hinca IP Pandjaitan

11:45 a.m.Q & A Session, Moderator: Mr. Clauspeter Hill

12:15 p.m.Farewell Remarks

Mr. Werner vom Busch, Director, Media Programme Asia, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Singapore

12:30 p.m.Luncheon

Location: L’ Escale Restaurant

14:00 p.m.Cultural Tour to the Temples of Angkor Wat

(Delegates to assemble at the Main Lobby at 13.45 p.m.)

19:00 p.m.Farewell Dinner

Location: L’Escale Restaurant

Sunday 18/11/2007

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Venue

Siem Reap

Speakers

  • H. E. Srey CHHANNY
    • Secretary of State
      • Ministry of Information
        • CambodiaEva RHODE
          • DMC
            • CambodiaHinca IP PANDJAITAN
              • Media Lawyer
                • IndonesiaPen SAMITTHY
                  • President of the CCJ
                    • CambodiaMukund PADMANABHAN
                      • Editor “The Hindu”
                        • India

                          Publication

                          “Media Laws – The Media and the Law: A Difficult Relationship”: International Conference of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAF) from November 16.-17., 2007 in Siem Reap, Cambodia
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                          Contact

                          Wolfgang Meyer

                          Leiter des Auslandsbüros in China (Beijing)

                          Internationale Konferenz über Medienrecht in Asien

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