UN hosts World Press Freedom Day webinar [Worldwide]

Posted on Apr 21, 2022 in Press Freedom

Journalists worldwide can participate in a webinar observing World Press Freedom Day.

The United Nations Department of Global Communications, in collaboration with UNESCO, is hosting a webinar for the New York observance of World Press Freedom Day 2022. The theme is "Journalism Under Digital Siege."

Participants will examine the challenges to media viability in different regions and media sectors, identifying viable solutions without compromising the integrity and editorial independence and exploring the importance of professional practices.

In addition, the session will mark the 10th anniversary of the U.N. Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity and discuss the new challenges that the digital world brings to the safety of journalists.  

The webinar will be held May 4. 

Registration is free and ongoing.