Press Now

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Press Now aims to promote the development of open and democratic societies, by supporting independent media in regions of conflict and countries in transition. [1]

Budget

In 2004, their budget was Euros 2.2 million. [2]

Board of Directors (updated 2008 bu Press Now)

  • Gerrit Valk, chairman: former Member of Parliament, historian
  • Teus Eenkhoorn, treasurer: Head Finance Control and Facilities KIT
  • Jack Kroes: former director/editor-in-chief of a RTV West
  • Hans Hillen: journalist and columnist, speaker on conferences and company events, former Member of Parliament
  • Jan ter Laak: senior advisor for the Netherlands Helsinki Committee
  • Fieneke Diamand: Senior Editor Foreign News Desk
  • Huub Elzerman: vice-chairman Dutch Association of Journalists NVJ
  • Tiddo Hofstee: former ambassador in Moscow, chairman Netherlands Helsinki Committee

Former Directors (from 2004)

  • Gerrit Valk, chairman: former Member of Parliament, historian
  • Judit Neurink, vice-chair: editor daily Trouw
  • Ernst Faber, treasurer: notary public, financial consultant
  • Niek Biegman: former NATO civilian representative in Macedonia, former ambassador to the United Nations in New York
  • Hans Hillen: journalist and columnist, speaker on conferences and company events, former Member of Parliament
  • Jan ter Laak: senior advisor for the Netherlands Helsinki Committee
  • Nevenka Tromp-Vrkic: staff member International War Crimes Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
  • Wilbert Willems: consultant social and cultural projects, former executive director Press Now (during the first half of 2004 acting as managing director)

Details obtained from Annual Report 2004.

Contact

Press Now
Witte Kruislaan 55
1217 AM Hilversum
The Netherlands
Tele: +31 35 6254 300
Fax : +31 35 6254 310
Email: info AT pressnow.nl
Web www.pressnow.org

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