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World Press Freedom Day 2017

WPFD 2017 around the world

World Press Freedom Day 2017 hosted more than 100 national celebrations worldwide. These events ranged from round tables to demonstrations and cultural performances to underline the importance of press freedom. As the UN agency with a specific mandate to foster freedom of expression, UNESCO coordinates these initiatives and often acts as an organizing partner via its field offices.

 National Celebrations Worldwide