The 13th Eurasian Media Forum ended with a lively discussion of the future of the cinema industry in East and West, judged to be positive overall in the face of much change and many challenges.
The European Union (EU) is facing serious challenges, but it will overcome them.
The world needs responsible, well trained professional journalists more than ever. Balanced reporting, exercised with restraint, is essential in dealing with tough topics from terrorism to tension between nations.
I cordially welcome the participants and guests of the 13th Eurasian Media Forum to the hospitable land of Kazakhstan.
Astana, April 21 – The 13th Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) opened here today with a welcoming message from President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan, praising the event’s “invaluable contribution to the worldwide search for peace.”
Astana, April 21 – The Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) opened for serious business today with a series of East-West debates on the future of the world economy, tensions in the Middle East, oil price repercussions and ‘information wars’.
Astana, April 20 – “A framework of beliefs, a strong work ethic and personal resilience.” These are the qualities needed to survive in politics, according to Jack Straw, former British foreign minister, attending the 13th Eurasian Media Forum in the capital of Kazakhstan.
Nursultan Nazarbayev is planning to address the Eurasian Media Forum guests with a welcome speech at the opening ceremony on April 21.