Emmanuel Vargas Penagos

Mldi

Emmanuel Vargas is MLDI's Legal and Grants Officer for organisations. He previously worked in Colombia at the Foundation for Press Freedom in different roles, specially dealing with project coordination, advocacy and litigation regarding freedom of expression and access to public information. He has also worked as consultant on freedom of expression and access to public information for several entities, such as the Inter American Commission on Human Rights. Emmanuel studied law and journalism in los Andes University in Colombia and has an LLM in Information Law from Amsterdam University.

Emmanuel is speaking at

Safety & Security
September 26, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Room 2.104, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

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Investigative journalists face an array of legal threats just for doing their jobs. Onerous criminal libel statutes, insult laws, dubious charges of violating privacy and national security, and secrecy laws are just a few of the ways that individuals, companies, and governments try to shut down our work.

We're pleased to present this panel of top media legal experts from the US, Colombia, Russia and the UK. They’ll offer wise advice on current trends, how to stay out of court, and what to do when you're sued. 

Safety & Security
September 27, 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Room 2.107, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

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Are you facing a legal threat? Are you confident your work is legally sound before you publish or broadcast? Threatened by national security or privacy laws? This informal "clinic" is your chance to get one-on-one advice from top experts on media law. We're fortunate to have some of the best in the business volunteer their time for this legal clinic. Come by and have an informal, off-the-record chat -- they're here to help.

Safety & Security
September 28, 2019
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 2.102, HafenCity Universität (HCU)

Speakers

Description

Are you facing a legal threat? Are you confident your work is legally sound before you publish or broadcast? Threatened by national security or privacy laws? This informal "clinic" is your chance to get one-on-one advice from top experts on media law. We're fortunate to have some of the best in the business volunteer their time for this legal clinic. Come by and have an informal, off-the-record chat -- they're here to help.

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