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REGISTRATIONS OPEN: WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY IN ETHIOPIA

2 May 2019 - 3 May 2019

Join UNESCO for the 26th Annual World Press Freedom Day conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in May 2019.

This year’s theme “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation” discusses current challenges faced by media in elections, along with the media’s potential in supporting peace and reconciliation processes. The Day will also examine concerns such as the safety of journalists and how we can better push back against a growing climate of disinformation.Around 1,000 participants and high-profile speakers are expected to attend the event, including representatives from governmental and international organisations, the media, academia, and civil society.

When: 2-3 May 2019

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Venue

African Union
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia + Google Map
Website:
https://au.int/