Monday, 6 May 2013

3rd May 2013 - World Press Freedom Day

UNESCO celebrated on 3 May the World Press Freedom Day (WPFD). The event, at its  20th anniversary in 2013, outlines the importance of the "free flow of ideas and knowledge" & the "free flow of ideas by word and image" as also stated in the UNESCO Constitution. The celebration  became an effective way to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of expression and press freedom since 1993. In this occasion it worth commemorate all those journalists sacrificing their life to do their profession.
Reporters without Borders publishes every year the Press Freedom Index 2013 http://fr.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/classement_2013_gb-bd.pdf
 Below is the map with the freedom of press in 2013.
http://en.rsf.org/IMG/jpg/2013_wpfi_world_press_freedom_map.jpg