11th Eurasian Media Forum

Eurasian Media Forum Organizing Committee
2013-04-18 23:11 1837

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The 11th Eurasian Media Forum will take place in the Kazakh capital city of Astana on April 25 and 26, 2013.


The Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) is a non-political organisation founded in 2002 on the initiative of Dr. Dariga Nazarbayeva to promote mutual understanding between the East and the West via a dialogue.

The venue for the EAMF 2013 will be the Kazakhstan Media Centre, a new building in the left bank area that was built and equipped in line with state-of-the-art world standards and houses all of the country's leading mass media.

This year the Eurasian Media Forum expects to welcome over five hundred guests from fifty countries.

The 2013 EAMF's agenda includes issues of regional security after the withdrawal of coalition troops from Afghanistan, information security amid rapid development of social mass media, discussion of the situation in the Middle East, EXPO 2017 prospects and the development of a Common Economic Space in Eurasia as well as a series of other pressing modern problems.

Outstanding public figures, journalists, politicians, writers, scientists and world-renowned public opinion leaders will be speakers at the 11th Media Forum conference. Among them are US Pulitzer prize winning journalist Roy Gutman, a bestseller author and the New York Times observer Greg Palast, Russia Today newscaster Oksana Derevyanko, Deputy Prime Minister of Greece and member of PASOK Theodoros Pangalos, President of American-Iranian Council (AIC) Hooshang Amirahmadi, TV presenter of In the Context programme Maksim Shevchenko, Al Jazeera English presenter Stephen Cole, Al Jazeera English TV presenter and producer Riz Khan and others.

Notable participants of previous conferences include former President of Iran Mohammad Khatami, Russia's former Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, former US National security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, former head of Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe General Wesley Clark and many other guests.

The organising committee of the 11th Eurasian Media Forum is happy to welcome the participants of the forthcoming conference.

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Source: Eurasian Media Forum Organizing Committee