Elizabeth Isakov. The security correspondents and the problem of imposing during military conflicts will be discussed at the international conference " Safety of journalists, freedom of expression and pluralism in times of conflict ", which will be held June 15-16 in Vienna, said Last news Commissioner of the OSCE on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic.
"I expect that We will touch on several main topics that We discussed with Russian and Ukrainian Unions of correspondents, to see how We can build confidence in the future, which made Possible to expand the negative trend that We have At the moment is time," she said.
According to Mijatovic, the question will be, for example, about violence regarding correspondents on matters of law and regulation that have an impact on journalism. The disadvantage of the authorities to investigate cases of killings and attacks on correspondents, as well as the theme of imposing, in light of the situation in Ukraine will also be one of the main issues on the agenda of the upcoming conference.
Just for the conference will bring together over 250 people from 57 member States of the OSCE, among them reporters from Russia, Ukraine and the Balkans.
"We expect that we will achieve something positive. Maybe We will offer some advice for countries as they facilitate and improve the work of correspondents in their countries. We will also see in which direction we will direct meetings with the Unions correspondents in Russia and Ukraine. Because it seems to me, and many others who are watching this process that it is positive. This process is difficult, very painful, difficult to apply to some topics, when, in the midst of the conflict. But at the same time I think is very important