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World Press Freedom Day 2019 - Registration


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“Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation” 

 

Registration is now open for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day global celebration taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 1-3 May 2019.

Jointly organized by UNESCO, the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the African Union Commission, the main event will be held at the Headquarters of the African Union.

This year’s theme “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation” discusses current challenges faced by media in elections, along with the media’s potential in supporting peace and reconciliation processes. The Day will also examine concerns such as the safety of journalists and how we can better push back against a growing climate of disinformation.

To read the concept note and for more information, visit: https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/worldpressfreedomday

Please note that there is no participation fee for attending WPFD.

 

REGISTRATION FORM

 

GENERAL INFORMATION
(Only if applicable if not the same as the above name)
PARTICIPATION

Please indicate the events you will attend. Please find out more information about WPFD at https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/worldpressfreedomday

Partners' Fora
Partner's Fora will be organized by different partners focusing on themes related to press freedom and the safety of journalists. Please indicate here your interest in attending such events.
Main Event - World Press Freedom Day 2019 (2-3 May 2019)
Participation in this event is subject to availability of space.
VISA (THIS FIELD IS MANDATORY FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS)

Registered and confirmed participants at WPFD are eligible for a visa on arrival in the condition of having registered online and submitted a copy of a passport valid until 6 months past the arrival date. Visa fee: 32 USD (to be paid on arrival, responsibility of participant). Please note that the visa fee of 32 USD must be paid in cash on arrival (no other currency than USD will be accepted). The visa is a 30-day single entry visa whose validity starts from the intended day of entry to Ethiopia. The conference visa cannot be extended. Please find additional information here: https://www.evisa.gov.et/#/conference-visa

Please upload a copy of your passport (bio page). For ease of reference, please use "first name_ last name" as image title.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png tif.
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PLEASE CHECK HEALTH REQUIREMENTS WITH THE ETHIOPIAN EMBASSY IN YOUR COUNTRY.

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