World Press Freedom Day 2017

Background documents

Final Report

The final report of the World Press Freedom Day 2017 main conference will provide summaries of the exchanges and debates of the different parallel sessions as well as plenaries. It will serve as the outcome document of the conference and will be available soon.

Speeches

3 May

  • Opening address by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova: EN
  • Opening Remarks by the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia Jusuf Kalla: EN - BA
  • Keynote address by Richard Gingras, Vice President News, Google: EN

  • Opening remarks UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2017 by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova: EN

4 May

  • Keynote address by Oscar Cantú, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of El Norte: EN
  • Closing Remarks by the Minister of Communication and Information Technologies of the Republic of Indonesia Rudiantara: EN - BA