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June 19, 2023

International Press Institute (IPI) Global Executive Board welcomes Five New Board Members.

Leading editors from South Korea, India, Germany, Malaysia, and Finland were elected to Global Executive Board at the 2023 IPI World Congress in Vienna.

International Press Institute

Vienna, Austria, June 19, 2023 — The International Press Institute (IPI) elected five new members to its global Executive Board during the 2023 IPI World Congress in Vienna. These esteemed editors hail from South Korea, India, Germany, Malaysia, and Finland.

• IPI General Assembly, at its meeting in Vienna on May 25, 2023, elected the following as new IPI Board Members:

IPI Executive Director Frane Maroević expressed his confidence in the new members, stating they will strengthen IPI’s expertise and global outreach. He believes they will help develop solutions to the threats and challenges faced by independent media worldwide. The Executive Board members will work with the IPI global membership network to promote the conditions that allow journalism to fulfill its public function, the most important of which is the media’s ability to operate free from interference.

• The IPI thanked Mahfuz Anam and Riyad Mathew, who finished their terms as Executive Board members. They gave valuable advice, guidance, and support to the IPI community. While they stepped down, they remain valued members. Mr. Mathew, Chief Associate Editor of THE WEEK, India, will now chair IPI’s India National Committee.

IPI Executive Board members serve three-year terms that may be extended for a second term. The organization’s highest governing body, the IPI General Assembly, comprises all IPI members.

The International Press Institute (IPI) is a global network of editors, media executives, and leading journalists who share a common dedication to independent and high-quality journalism. Its mission is to defend media freedom and support the free flow of news.

Source: International Press Institute


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