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01 Jun 2019 to 03 Jun 2019
United Kingdom

26th World Editors Forum, 3rd Women in News Summit

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The World News Media Congress is the annual meeting of news executives, including publishers, editors and owners, of newspapers from all over the world. It is hosted in a different city each year. The 2018 Congress in Portugal drew around 1000 people from over 60 countries for three days of conferences, executive meetings, networking and social events. A list of previous host cities for WAN-IFRA Congresses, from 1948 to the present, can be found at It incorporates the:

The World Editors Forum (WEF) organises the editorial stream of the Congress. WEF is built on a commitment to defend press freedom and promote editorial excellence. It is at the forefront of newsroom change and connects editors on issues that matter for the future of independent and free news publishing. More on

Women in News (WIN) Summit is a gathering to support of WAN-IFRA’s sector-leading initiative to increase women’s leadership and voices in news through capacity building, training and advocacy.

WAN-IFRA is the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers. Its mission is to protect the rights of journalists across the world to operate free media, and provide its members with professional services to help their business prosper in a digital world and perform their crucial role in open societies. With formal representative status at the United Nations, UNESCO and the Council of Europe, it derives its authority from its global network of leading news publishing companies and technology entrepreneurs, and its legitimacy from its 80 national association members representing 18,000 publications in 120 countries.

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