UNESCO, Namibia to host World Press Freedom Day 2021 international conference

In commemoration of the 2021 World Press Freedom Day, UNESCO and the Government of Namibia will host an international conference that will take place on May 1st to 3rd in Windhoek.

The conference will combine virtual and in-presence participation, regional forums, side events, keynotes, artistic showcases, films screenings and VOD among others.

Media leaders, activists, policymakers, media and legal experts, artists, academicians, researchers and CSOs from all over the world will attend the event.

World Press Freedom Day is a day of support for media which are targets for the restraint and abolition of press freedom.

The 2021 theme “Information as a Public Good” affirms the importance of information as a public good, will explore how to strengthen journalism, and advance transparency and empowerment.


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