UNESCO World Press Freedom Conference 2021 | Namibia



UNESCO will host an international conference in honor of World Press Freedom Day.

 

World Press Freedom Conference 2021

 

World Press Freedom Day remembers those who lost their lives in the pursuit of a story and calls for all governments to recognize the importance of a free and unhindered press.

This years conference will take place during the 30th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day and also the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration for the Development of a Free, Independent and Pluralistic Press, which was signed May 3 1991 in Windhoek, Nambia.

The event will host both in-person and virtual attendence and will host journalism professionals from all over the globe. Organizations and individuals can register for attendence using this link.

 

Organizer UNESCO

The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization is an initative by the United Nations to promote world peace through the teaching and distribution of science, literature, education and culture. UNESCO currently resides in 193 members states and 11 associate members. The organization is 75 years old as of 2020.

When?

Thu, Apr. 29 - Mon, May. 3, 2021
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(GMT+0100) Africa/Windhoek

Where?

Safari Hotel
Corner of Auas and Aviation Streets
Windhoek
Namibia