30 April 2021
The Almaty Forum will be held online on 30 April 2021, in Russian with simultaneous translation into English, as part of the general celebration, from 14-30 to 16-00 (UTC + 6) and will bring together representatives of Russian speaking countries to discuss the three main thematic priorities in and propose a summary at the main event in Namibia:
This call for renewed global commitments to freedom of expression, freedom of the press and freedom of information, draws attention to the special role of journalism in producing verified news for the public interest, recognizing the economic challenges of the media sector, including the lack of transparency of internet intermediaries, and the urgent need for media and information literacy. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the critical role of media in the crisis response.
- Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2021
- Secretary-General's video message on World Press Freedom Day 2021 - “Journalism as a Public Good: 30 Years of the Windhoek Declaration
- UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Prize 2021 Laureate, Maria Ressa
- Register in advance for this meeting:https://en.unesco.org/feedback/world-press-freedom-conference-2021-registration
- Windhoek+30 Declaration
- Concept note of the Global Event
- What is the Windhoek Declaration?
- Declaration of Alma-Ata on Promoting Independent and Pluralistic Asian Media (1992)
- Media resources to share
- World Press Freedom Voices: share your video message (learn)
- UNESCO and Oxford University launch a Massive Open Online Course for judicial operators on international standards on freedom of expression and the safety of journalists
- Submit your event