14th International Conference “Terrorism and Electronic Mass Media”




 The Fourteenth annual International Conference “Terrorism and Electronic Mass Media will take place in Cyprus, October 31 – November 1, 2018. The Conference is organized by the International Academy of TV and Radio (IATR) and supported by the RF Federal Agency on Press and Mass Communications together with the Cyprus Union of Journalists and Cyprus Journalists Union.

The Conference is intended to attract attention of the world media community and national state and public stakeholders to problems of countering international terrorism through electronic mass media.

The Conference will be opened by Leonid Mlechin, IATR Chairman of the board, head of the Russian Public TV department for history and publicist programs, and Vladimir Kozlov, deputy Chairman of the Federal Agency on Press and Mass Communications.

The Conference participants are expected to be greeted by Nicos Anastasiades, the President of the Cyprus Republic, and other officials.

The Conference participants: Galina Sidorova, cofounder of Community of Investigative Journalists, Alexander Sladkov, correspondent of “Rossiya 1” TV channel, and other Russian and foreign representatives of electronic mass media, public bodies and experts from Belgium, Cyprus, Great Britain, Italy, Israel, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Spain, France etc.

Opening of the conference will be on 31st of October in Cyprus House of Journalists with Plenary session and round tables.  On November,1 the Conference will be resumed in the conference room of «Grand Resort» hotel (Limassol), with plenary sessions and round tables.

The Conference will present information TV programs and documentaries from different countries on anti-terrorism, urgent terrorism-related issues will be discussed.

The current event will consider important topics like: 

  • Information wars as a threat to international security;
  • Cyber-terrorism – a new global threat;
  • Social networks – a favorable environment to spread terrorist ideology;
  • Instruments of countering terrorism in Internet;
  • How to counter glorification of terrorists in Internet;
  • Ways to counter propaganda of violence in Internet;
  • Mass media and law enforcement cooperation.

Official languages – English, Russian.

The conference venues:

October 31, 11.00, conference room, the Cyprus Journalists’ House, Nicosia, 12 RIK Avenue, 2120, Aglatnzia, Nicosia.

November 1, 10.00,  conference room, «Grand Resort» hotel, 127, Amathus Avenue, Amathus Area, 3724 Limassol.

 The Kaspersky Lab is general partner of the conference.


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Yana Dorokhova, e-mail: press@interatr.org, office@interatr.org