ERIC Number: ED241066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Information in the Realization of the Human Rights of Migrant Workers. Report of International Conference (Tampere, Finland, June 19-22, 1983). Publications Series B.
Hujanen, Taisto, Ed.
The speeches and papers presented in this conference report are concerned with the information needs of migrant workers and immigrants and the current provision of this information in the press, radio, television, and educational systems of host countries. National reports on the situation of migrant workers in 14 countries are presented, including reports from Australia by Des Storer and Alan J. Matheson; Austria by Michael Segal and Benno Signitzer; Cyprus by Mikis Sparsis; Denmark by Jan Hjarnoe; the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) by Manfred Oepen; Finland by Taisto Hujanen; Luxembourg by Claudia Hartmann-Hirsch; the Netherlands by Denis McQuail; Norway by Ole-Kristian Hjemdal and others; the Soviet Union by S. Mikhailov; Spain by Pablo Lopez Blanco; Switzerland by Jean-Pierre Vorlet; the United Kingdom by Charles Husband; and Yugoslavia by Aleksandar Spasic and Miroljub Radojkovic. Opening speeches by Urpo Leppanen (Finland) and Colleen Roach (UNESCO) and a summary of the national reports are also presented as well as an outline of the objectives and framework of a proposed joint international study of the communication situation of migrant workers. Appendices contain a list of conference participants, a 12-item bibliography of international documents relating to the role of information in the realization of the human rights of migrant workers, a brief summary of current or proposed research in this area, and a conference agenda. (ESR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tampere Univ. (Finland). Inst. of Journalism and Mass Communication.
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