Event / Media Alert

MISA-Swaziland hosting World Press Freedom Day event on Friday 9 May

Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa is hosting an event to mark World Press Freedom Day this coming Friday 9 May.

World Press Freedom Day, which was officially on May 3, is a day to reflect on the progress towards free speech and media freedom. It offers an opportunity to come together to discuss the benefits of a more open and tolerant media environment, founded on the principles of free speech.

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY COMMEMORATION

Programme

Date: 9 May 2014

Time: 5.30 pm

Venue: Theatre Club Mbabane

1. Opening Remarks by MISA chairperson
2. UNESCO message
3. Guest Speaker
4. Panel of discussion
5. Closing

For information on media freedom in Swaziland click here to read 2013’s So This is Democracy

For enquires please contact MISA-Swaziland advocacy officer Phakama Shili at phakamashili@gmail.com

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