The 2023 World News Media Conference of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), which is being held today (June 28) in Taiwan, is attended by Executive Director of Eleven Media Group, Min Thaw Thut, and Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Eleven, Ko Kyaw Zo Lin.
The EMG director and editor-in-chief of The Daily Eleven newspaper also met with Maria Aresa, who won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize and the 2018 Golden Pen Award, at the conference.
The World News Media Conference of the World Association of Newspapers and Information Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is being held from June 28 to 30 at the Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, Taiwan. On the opening day of the conference, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen gave a speech.
At the ceremony, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen made further promises about Taiwan’s position regarding the Taiwan Strait and the South China Sea. “Regarding the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea disputes, the Taiwan government will avoid any confrontational situations,” Tsai Ingwan said.
In addition, Taiwan will be protected, and our government will cooperate with neighboring countries for regional stability. He also said that he will work with democratic partner countries.
In Taiwan, Tsai Ingwan said that the government will cooperate with social organizations to prevent the danger of fake news and prevent the public’s freedom of speech from being stopped.
Ten years after Thailand hosted the World Media Congress in 2013, which is attended by thousands of media professionals from more than 70 countries every year, Taiwan was the first Asian country to hold the congress again.
On June 28th, the famous Filipino writer, along with President Sai Ing-Wan, in the opening speech program of the Congress. Journalist and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria A. Ressa, CEO of Rappler, also attended.
On the first day of the conference, the opening ceremony of the conference and the Golden Pen Award ceremony, awarded annually by WAN-IFRA, were held, an