Organizers

RCO, SUHAKAM, Embassy Kingdom of Netherlands

Stream the event

Sustainable Development Goals

16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Contact Information

ahmad.hafiz@un.org

03 May 2021 | 1:30am - 4:05am
World Press Freedom Day Virtual Forum

The theme for 2021 is “Information as a public good”.

Location

Putrajaya

UN
Menara PjH Jalan Tun Razak
62100 Putrajaya
Putrajaya
Malaysia

03 May 2021 | 1:30am - 4:05am

About the event

World Press Freedom Day Virtual Forum on May 3, 2021 is being jointly organized by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, the United Nations in Malaysia and the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) and supported by the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia.

The commemoration aims to draw attention to the special role of journalism in producing news as verified information in the public interest and to how this depends on a wider ecosystem that enables information as a public good.

The Forum will consist of two panels – Press freedom and the right to information in the context of 2030 sustainable development agenda and Youth and press freedom, media survival and sustainability and media ethics. Download the event programme for details.

 

Background documents

Programme - World Press Freedom Day May 3 2021.pdf