On 2 May, 18:30
, UNA Westminster is holding a public meeting in Room 4A, House of Lords
on Towards Press Freedom: New hope or false dawn?
to mark the 30th
anniversary of World Press Freedom Day (3 May) and also the 10th anniversary of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists
. Speakers will include: Lord David Neuberger of Abbotsbury
, Chair of the High Level Panel of Experts on Media Freedom; former President of the UK Supreme Court (invited); Amberin Zaman
, UK-based Turkish journalist, Al-Monitor
international correspondent; Coalition of Women Journalists press freedom ‘Hero’; Marianna Spring
, BBC Disinformation and Social Media correspondent (invited); William Horsley
, UK Chair, Association of European Journalists.
On the eve of high level meetings at the UN and at UNESCO, our speakers will present bold but practical pathways to reclaim the information sphere for unhindered journalism, open public debate and free and fair elections. Admission free by registration only on UNA Westminster UNA Future Events page.
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