Welcome, everyone! Here’s the program for the 8th Global Investigative Journalism Conference, (#GIJC13), scheduled for October 12-15, 2013, in beautiful Rio de Janeiro. It’s the first time we’re holding the GIJC in the global south, and we’re combining it with two other key events in journalism: the annual Latin America Investigative Journalism Conference (COLPIN), and the International Congress of ABRAJI, Brazil’s investigative journalism association. Panels and workshops will be available in languages as marked: English (Eng), Portuguese (Port), Spanish (Span). Plenary and showcase panels will be translated into all three. There will be streaming video available for all plenary and showcase panels and all those held in the RDC auditorium (C1). We look forward to seeing you in Rio!
Tuesday, October 15 • 9:00am - 10:30am
GLOBAL SHOWCASE: Award Winners: New Recipients of Pearl, Shining Light, and COLPIN Awards (Eng, Port, Span)

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GIJC13 is the proud host for the awarding of three sets of international journalism honors: the Global Shining Light Award for investigative journalism under threat or duress in developing and transitioning countries; the Daniel Pearl Award for cross-border investigative reporting; and the Latin American Investigative Journalism Awards. The winners (and panelists) will be announced the night before at the conference awards ceremony. Here's a chance to hear how these journalists did their stories -- and what they recommend to others who want to do similar work.

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Christopher Acosta

Director of Investigative Journalism Program, IPYS
Christopher Acosta , Jefe de Informaciones de INFOS, agencia de contenidos periodísticos desde donde publica investigaciones en la revista Poder y el diario Perú.21. Ha sido editor de la revista de negocios Visión Empresarial y del suplemento económico Emprendedores, del diario... Read More →
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Gerard Ryle

Director, ICIJ
Gerard Ryle leads the ICIJ’s headquarters staff in Washington, D.C., as well as overseeing the consortium’s more than 190 member journalists in more than 65 countries. Before joining as the ICIJ’s first non-American director in September 2011, Ryle spent 26 years working as... Read More →
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Rana Sabbagh

Founder | Executive Director | Journalist, ARIJ
Rana Sabbagh is executive director at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ) – the region’s leading media support network spreading the culture of “accountability journalism” in nine Arab states since 2005.She has dedicated the last 33 years of her career as journalist, columnist and media trainer to promote free speech, independent media, “accountability journalism” and human rights.As former chief editor of the Jordan Times (1999-Jan 2002), she became the first Arab female in t... Read More →

Tuesday October 15, 2013 9:00am - 10:30am PDT
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