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Photo and Television Contest: "Report which changed the future"

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Eurasia-Media Centre is organizing an international photo and television contest entitled "Report which changed the future" for media photographers and TV journalists of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries.

In order to mark the World Press Freedom Day 2010, this contest will be followed by a photo exhibition and public screening of the best TV works.

World Press Freedom Day was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in December, 1993, as an outgrowth of the Seminar on Promoting an Independent and Pluralistic African Press. This Seminar took place in Windhoek, Namibia, from 29 April to 3 May 1991, and led to the adoption of the Windhoek Declaration on Promoting Independent and Pluralistic Media. The Windhoek Declaration called for the establishment, maintenance and fostering of an independent, pluralistic and free press and emphasized the importance of a free press to the development and maintenance of democracy in a nation, and for economic development.

Every year, May 3rd is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.


Type of Event Exhibition
Start 03.05.2010 08:00 local time
End 03.05.2010 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Lukosiunas, Marius
Organizer Eurasia Media-Centre
Contact Marius Lukosiunas
Country Russian Federation
City Moscow
Venue House of Journalists
Street Nikitsky Boulevard, 8a
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event Russian
Estimated number of participants 300
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