World Press Freedom Day 

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World Press Freedom Day  in United Nations in 2021
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About World Press Freedom Day 

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Dates of World Press Freedom Day 
2022 United Nations Tuesday, May 3rdWorld Press Freedom Day 
2021 United Nations Monday, May 3rdWorld Press Freedom Day 
2020 United Nations Sunday, May 3rdWorld Press Freedom Day 
2019 United Nations Friday, May 3rdWorld Press Freedom Day 
Summary
The Declaration of Windhoek on May 3rd 1991 was an important milestone in ensuring a free press in Africa.

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO's General Conference. Since then, 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day.

May 3 acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom. It is also a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom and professional ethics.

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