Journalists and mass media in general play a crucial role in establishing cooperation between nations, President of the International Federation of Journalists Younes Mjahed said at an online conference "Russia-Islamic World: Crossroads of Information Cooperation".
The Federation, which unites many news agencies and journalist unions, according to him, cooperates with many countries, including Muslim ones. The main objectives of its activity are to ensure press freedom, protect journalists and human rights. It is actively working to counteract news falsification.
The conference "Russia-Islamic World: Crossroads of Information Cooperation" is supported by the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Union of OIC News Agencies and the Russian Union of Journalists.
The main topics for discussion are the prospects for cooperation between OIC countries and the Russian Federation in the media sphere, plans for potential cooperation with the involvement of interested organizations and agencies, as well as the creation of a practical platform for regular meetings of information specialists on the basis of the Group of Strategic Vision.
The event is held in preparation for the VI International Forum of Muslim Journalists and Bloggers, which the GSV "Russia-Islamic World" plans to hold in 2021 in an online format. The previous forum was held in 2019 in St. Petersburg and focused on the impact of media on public opinion.
GSV "Russia - Islamic World"