November 16, 2015 – 3:36 pm | No Comment

The UK branch of the Commonwealth Journalists Association and Hurst Publishers and organising a launch of J.J. Robinson’s book,
The Maldives: IslamicRepublic, Tropical Autocracy
19 November 2015
3 – 5 p.m.
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Room, Westminster Hall, Houses of …

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CJA statement for World Press Freedom Day, 3 May
May 2, 2013 – 12:33 pm | No Comment
CJA statement for World Press Freedom Day, 3 May

Vital truth: right to report the news is under threat
On this day, 3 May 2013, the Commonwealth Journalists Association stands united with our colleagues around the globe who work around the clock to bring us the …

UK plans for press regulation send wrong signal to the Commonwealth
April 11, 2013 – 1:39 pm | No Comment
UK plans for press regulation send wrong signal to the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Journalists Association urges the UK government and main political parties to reconsider the introduction of statutory controls to regulate the press.
Legislative measures include the underpinning of a Royal Charter by …

CJA Newsletter, Feb 2013
February 12, 2013 – 1:19 pm | No Comment
CJA Newsletter, Feb 2013

 
In this edition:
China – What next?; Sri Lanka – CHOGM; Pakistan – Malala say thanks; India – Changes to editorial priorities; Kenya – Safety advice; Nigeria – Unesco condemns murder of editor; Gambia – Open letter; UK – Role of African diaspora media; …

‘China 2013 – what next?’ event report
February 3, 2013 – 5:05 am | No Comment
‘China 2013 – what next?’ event report

A report of the ‘China 2013 – what next?’ CJA UK seminar held at Senate House, University of London, on 22 January 2013
By Anuj Kapoor, CJA UK
Enigmatic doesn’t begin to describe what China has come to mean to …

CPA UK Event: ‘Representation of Women in Parliament, Politics and Public Life’
November 4, 2012 – 10:09 am | 2 Comments
CPA UK Event: ‘Representation of Women in Parliament, Politics and Public Life’

Noticeboard:
INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE ON GENDER AND POLITICS
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch (CPA UK) and British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (BGIPU) will hold an International Parliamentary Conference on Gender and Politics, ‘Representation of Women …

Can Nigeria save itself from the threat of civil and religious war?
August 26, 2012 – 10:52 am | 52 Comments
Can Nigeria save itself from the threat of civil and religious war?

“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.”
Ben Okri’s antiquated yet prevailingly words offer the westerner a peek through …

CSCLeaders: Building global networks for the future
August 5, 2012 – 1:03 am | 1,717 Comments
CSCLeaders: Building global networks for the future

From CSCLeaders.org
The HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences (UK Fund) has joined forces with Common Purpose, the international leadership development organisation, to create CSCLeaders – a renewal of the Commonwealth-wide Study Conferences for …

New report: A road map to public service broadcasting
June 24, 2012 – 8:12 am | No Comment
New report: A road map to public service broadcasting

Together with its long standing partners, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA),UNESCO has produced A Road Map to Public Service Broadcasting.
The book is authored by Elizabeth Smith, former Secretary-General of CBA and …

UK: after the Jubilee, roll on the Olympics
June 18, 2012 – 10:08 am | 3 Comments
UK: after the Jubilee, roll on the Olympics

By Rita Payne, CJA President
The Queen’s Jubilee celebrations may be over, but the UK is still ready to party with the attention now on the Olympic Games, which are due to kick off in just …

It’s the journalism, stupid
June 18, 2012 – 9:52 am | 5 Comments
It’s the journalism, stupid

Defending free expression can be the BBC’s new gift to the world
By William Horsley, CJA UK member
Mark Thompson’s successor as Director-General of the BBC will face a monster set of challenges to keep the ship …