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GMF 2015: Press conferences during the media forum

Media representatives from 130 countries will convene at the Global Media Forum in Bonn. Feel free to attend our press appointments, for example with Director-General Peter Limbourg, on the start of the new DW.

Press conferences throughout the Global Media Forum (22-24 June, 2015) in the World Conference Center in Bonn (WCCB), Room P.2.7:

DW warmly invites you to the following press conferences:

Monday, June 22 , 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

  • DW Director General Peter Limbourg on the launch of the broadcaster’s new English-language TV channel.

Tuesday, June 23, 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
How is technology redefining international relations?

  • Taylor Owen, Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Moderation: Christoph Jumpelt

Tuesday, June 23, 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
On the current media environment in Latvia and Lithuania:

  • Peter Limbourg, Director General, DW
  • Ivars Belte, Director General, Latvian Television
  • Rimvydas Paleckis, Deputy Director General – Television and Managing Director, Lithuanian National Radio and Television
    Moderation: Ingo Mannteufel, Head of Department for Europe, DW

Tuesday, June 23, 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Press briefing with prize winners prior to the 2015 Bobs Awards ceremony:

  • Rafida Bonya Ahmed, Bangladesh
    On Bonya’s Blog (http://blog.mukto-mona.com/) she continues the work of her husband, Avijit Roy, who was murdered in February 2015.
  • Rubén Omar Valencia Pérez, Mexico
    He represents the website Rancho Electrónico (http://ranchoelectronico.org/), that reports on data security, encryption and surveillance in Mexico.
  • María Carrión, Spain
    She represents the online project “Zaytoun, the little refugee” (https://zaytounthelittlerefugee.wordpress.com/), a video game that draws attention to the fate of Syrian and Palestinian refugees.


Tuesday, June 23 , 2:30 p.m. (Arabic)
On the role of media and women in Egypt and the TV talk show “Women at a Turning Point“

  • Press talk with Reem Maged, Journalist and DW talk show host from Egypt

Tuesday, June 23, 3:30 Room (English)
On the role of media and women in Egypt and the TV talk show “Women at a Turning Point“

  • Press talk with Reem Maged, Journalist and DW talk show host from Egypt

Contact partners:
Christoph Jumpelt (+49 172-267 0951, christoph.jumpelt@dw.de) and
Martina Bertram, (+49 173-523 0128, martina.bertram@dw.de)

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Christoph Jumpelt

Christoph Jumpelt

Head of Corporate Communications and Spokesperson

T. +49.228.429-2041
christoph.jumpelt@dw.com

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