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UN General Assembly General Debate Schedule of 28 September to 3 October

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UNFCCC Press and Media Accreditation

Press and media accreditation is now open for the following UNFCCC meetings:

  • Bonn Climate Change Conference – August/September 2015 (ADP 2.10) – no deadline
  • Bonn Climate Change Conference – October 2015 (ADP 2.11) – no deadline
  • Paris Climate Change Conference – November/December 2015 (COP 21/CMP 11) – deadline:  Friday, 20 November 2015

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World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day (3 May) was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993. It is an opportunity to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom; assess the state of press freedom throughout the world; defend the media from attacks on their independence; pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the line of duty.  Continue reading

20th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day, 3 May

World Press Freedom Day 2013 banerThere is a growing awareness that ensuring freedom of expression must also necessarily extend to safety online. World Press Freedom Day 2013 focuses on the theme “Safe to Speak: Securing Freedom of Expression in All Media” and puts the spotlight, in particular, on the issues of safety of journalistscombating impunity for crimes against freedom of expressionContinue reading