UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2013

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© Marisol Cano Busquets

Named in honour of Guillermo Cano Isaza, an assassinated Colombian journalist, the Prize is intended to honour a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially when this has been achieved in the face of danger.

The Prize is marked by a ceremony and the winner is presented with the sum of US$25,000. Next year’s Prize will be awarded on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, on 3 May 2013.