World Press Freedom Day Virtual Forum

May 3, 2021 9.30am to 12 Noon

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

Visit our events page at here to register and download the programme.

UN entities involved in this initiative
RCO
United Nations Resident Coordinator Office