Director-General condemns killing of Lithuanian documentary film maker Mantas Kvedaravicius in Ukraine
Kvedaravicius was known for his documentary work on Mariupol. His documentary, Mariupolis, was presented at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2016.
Last year, UNESCO published a policy brief on the safety of foreign correspondents to raise attention to the specific risks and threats they face.
UNESCO promotes the safety of journalists through global awareness-raising, capacity building and a range of actions, notably in the framework of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity.
See also: UNESCO observatory of killed journalists