ISLAMABAD -- The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is providing a wide range of free multimedia material for newspapers and other media outlets to publish on around May 3, in celebration of World Press Freedom Day.
What does WPFD stand for?
WPFD stands for World Press Freedom Day (UN)
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In 1993, the General Assembly of the United Nations declared May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, a day dedicated to the rights and protection of journalists.
While addressing the participants of a seminar organised by UNESCO on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day here, he said, "the PPP believes that unless we have free media it will not be possible to sustain and develop the democratic norms".
SKeyes used the occasion of World Press Freedom Day to highlight the dangers faced by journalists in the region, which has become a much more dangerous terrain since the beginning of the uprising against the Syrian government in March 2011.
The United Nations General Assembly declared 3 May to be World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and marking the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek, a statement of free press principles put together by African newspaper journalists in 1991.
Speaking at a ceremony in Ramallah marking World Press Freedom Day, Fayyad told journalists that he understands what they have been feeling recently regarding attempts to restrict their work.
This is why this year's World Press Freedom Day is centred on the theme of New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies," they stressed.