3 May 2017
Geneva, Switzerland


The Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations Office and other international organisations in Geneva and the UNESCO Geneva Liaison Office will organise a panel discussion on 'The media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies', with the ocassion of the World Press Freedom Day. The event will take place on 3 May, from 11:00 to 13:00, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The discussion will focus on the following issues: justice for all as a prerequisite for freedom of expression and sustainable development, freedom of expression and freedom of information in fostering more inclusive societies, and safety of journalists and media freedom as a means of ensuring public access to information. The event will also build upon the Windhoek Declaration on press freedom, independent, and pluralistics media and freedom of expression.

More details are available in the event brochure.

The Geneva Internet Platform is an initative of the Swiss authorities


Members of the Steering Committee are FDFA, OFCOM, DCAF, ETH-Zürich, and the University of Geneva

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