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Created in 1997, the annual UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize honours a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and, or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, and especially when this has been achieved in the face of danger.
Journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone (Myanmar) shared the prize for the year 2019, following the recommendation by an international jury of media professionals.
Type: Promotional material
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Participant: Kyaw Soe Oo, Wa Lone
Publisher: Fundacion Guillermo Cano Isaza; UNESCO Sponsor: Helsingin Sanomat Foundation; Namibia Media Trust (NMT)