IPI’s World Congress takes off Sept 15 in Vienna



The yearly Word Congress for journalists under the auspices of International Press Institute takes off Vienna Austria from Wednesday 15 to 17 September 2021. The meeting is going to be both virtual and physical  for over 2000 members.

Some members representing Nigeria are Raheem Adedoyin whose appointment to the Executive Board of the respectable body will be ratified at the congress, Folu Olamiti of the Board of Trustees Nigeria and Chairman of the Church of Nigeria Advent Cable Network Nigeria ACNNTV and Dapo Olorunyomi Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of  Premium Times . He is also one of the panelists at the congress.

This year’s Congress is coming two years after the last one that held Geneva.  Last year, the congress could not hold because of COVID-19 pandemic. 

Some of the topics to be discussed are: Innovation Distribution of News on Messaging Platforms; Think Globally, Report Locally: The Future of News is Local.