12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
The world has reached a tipping point in the state of vibrant news media. Press freedom has fallen to its lowest point in over a decade, while the media system as a whole battles declines in revenue, audience trust, and the independence it relies upon. In this context, how much as been done to support free, impartial, and pluralistic news media? Is it enough?
12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Leading political scientists, policy-makers, and activists provided an assessment of the prospects and challenges Zimbabwe will face during the election period.
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
The National Endowment for Democracy’s 2018 Democracy Award honored the civil society movement for human rights and democracy in North Korea by recognizing the work of four organizations.