16 November 2012

About IAPA Assemblies


The Inter American Press Association (English acronym for Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa, Inc.,) is a nonprofit organization devoted to defending freedom of speech and freedom of the press in the Americas.

Its mission is:

•   To defend press freedom wherever it comes under threat in the Americas. •   To protect the interests of the press in the Americas. •   To defend the dignity, the rights, and the responsibilities of journalism. •   To encourage higher standards of professionalism and business conduct. •   To foster the exchange of ideas and information as a way of supporting the technical and professional development of the press. •   To promote broader awareness and further the exchange of information among the peoples of the Americas, in order to support the basic principles of a free society and individual liberty.