Southeast Asia World Press Freedom Day 2020

Under the global theme 'Journalism without fear or favour' the regional commemoration of World Press Freedom Day for the Mekong countries will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on mid-October in partnership with Public Media Alliance and the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT).
The focus this year is on successes in enhancing professional journalism and the foundation of independent news media institutions.

- A public forum at FCCT will showcase and share the diverse efforts at pushing back against the pressures and at securing editorial independence for journalism, and

- A workshop on the safety of journalists, in particular women, will be held at UNESCO Bangkok for journalists from the Mekong countries.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 15.10.2020 09:00 local time
End 15.10.2020 17:00 local time
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Focal point Ito, Misako
Country Thailand
City Bangkok
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 World Press Freedom Day
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