Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law
Accra, Ghana, 2-3 May 2018
In 2018, UNESCO will lead the 25celebration of World Press Freedom Day. The main event will take place in Accra, Ghana on 2 – 3 May. This year’s global theme is ‘Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law’, and will cover issues of media and the transparency of the political process, the independence and media literacy of the judicial system, and the accountability of state institutions towards the public. The Day will also examine contemporary challenges of ensuring press freedom online. The main events, including the Academic Conference and Policy Lab, of World Press Freedom Day 2018 will be held at the Kempinski Hotel. You can consult more information about the venue at their website. (External link)
Please note that there is no participation fee for attending WPFD.
Visa-on-arrival (free of charge) will be guaranteed to international particpants of WPFD, who have provided a copy of their passport and registered online before 5 April 2018.