37th IAWRT Biennale - The Philippines

Event date: 
November 9, 2017 - 6:30am to November 11, 2017 - 2:30pm

Broadcasting and Social Justice: Women in the Media on Conflict and Crisis.

The 37th Biennial Conference is to be held in Quezon City, The Philippines, from 9-11 November 2017. Hotel Microtel by Wyndham - UP Technohub in Quezon City.

The winners of the IAWRT Awards for Excellence will be presented at a Gala Dinner held as part of the Philippines event, back to the country where they began, in 1994.

The 2017 Biennial will bring together women journalists and documentary film makers from all over the world to initiate dialogue and share experiences in pursuance of IAWRT’s ongoing work to strengthen women’s voices in and through the media.

The three-day conference includes plenary sessions, workshop, film screenings, and cultural shows and connections with local media parctitioners. Some of the issues which are due to be discussed include the challenges facing Filipino women journalists, women covering wars on terrorism and women in the media covering disasters. 

The programme is being finalised. Inquiries to secretariat@iawrt.org.