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!

Daniela Arbex

Tribuna de Minas
Special Reporter
Daniela Arbex, 40, is a special correspondent of the Tribune of Minas, where she works for 18 years in the General publishing. With a career marked by defend the human rights; the Brazilian reporter is one of the most awarded of her generation. Last year, the series "Brazilian Holocaust" was the winner by the popular Jury, of the Latin American Conference of Investigative Journalism. In 2010, she won the Knight International Journalism Award (United States).She received in 2009, in Peru, the award for Best Investigative Journalism IPYS in a case of corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean (International Transparency and Instituto Prensa y Sociedad). At the same year, she won the highest journalism award of human rights in Brazil, Vladimir Herzog of Amnesty and Human Rights, which she also won in 2002. She has three 'Esso' awards, the Brazil Pulitzer, obtained in 2000, 2002 and 2012, the latter by the serie "Brazilian Holocaust." In Europe, was a Latin America finalist for the Natali Prize, Belgium. She won also the most important award of mental health, the Social Inclusion, in 2004. Speaker in several cities in Brazil and abroad, Daniela has made from journalism with quality a flag for social transformation.