Sunday, May 12, 2002

"A Global World in Need of Ethics" was the tone-setting address by Milan Kučan, President of Slovenia, to the International Press Institute's World Congress in Ljubljana, meeting from 9 to 12 May, 2002 in this beautiful and well-run country.

Monday, March 18, 2002

ICF's Founder President, William Porter, made a number of media contacts in Melbourne and Sydney in March 2001

Tuesday, November 27, 2001

Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow host Forums during November 2001.

Wednesday, September 12, 2001

I am moved and touched personally by the drama and the trauma of my American friends, in New York, Boston, Washington, all over the country and wherever they are in the world. I spent five years of my life in this great country, five of my best years. I have so many close friends there. I love America so much. How could I not feel the deepest sympathy? But there is more. President Kennedy once said: “I am a Berliner!” Today every peace-loving citizen of the world should say: “I am an American!”

Saturday, May 19, 2001

How to regain the public’s trust in the media, at a time when only 15 per cent of the public say they trust journalists, was a theme that emerged during the 25th International Communications Forum, held in Denver, Colorado, 17-19 May 2001.

Monday, October 2, 2000

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
A world congress of journalists, organized by the International Communications Forum in cooperation with the Independent Union of Professional Journalists of Bosnia and Herzegovina, facilitated a four-day meeting from 28 September to 2 October. The theme ‘The Media – A Decisive Force in Building a Free and Just Society’ focussed on case studies from conflict areas, journalism education and training, discussions on media standards, and media lessons from the Balkans.

Tuesday, April 20, 1999

The English-speaking Commonwealth Caribbean has one of the freest presses in the world.

Saturday, March 20, 1999

Nineteen-year-old Ellen Doherty from Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland was never going to choose a safe career path. Not for her was the security of a nine-to-five lifestyle. Rather, she has chosen the adrenalin rush of journalism.

Wednesday, February 17, 1999

Press ownership was one of several issues dissected at a recent "Media and Public Confidence" conference, hosted by the Financial Times in London. The event was an unprecedented gathering of senior British newspaper editors and assorted journalists from around the world and from across the political spectrum.

Thursday, January 21, 1999

Pope John Paul II has spoken out strongly about the special responsibility of the media.