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United Nations Secretary General Message on World Peace Day 3 May 2011

Please find below this year’s message of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, observed on 3 May.

MESSAGE ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY
3 May 2011

When governments repress their people and shield themselves from scrutiny, press freedom is among the most powerful vehicles for exposing misdeeds and upholding public trust.

When people face discrimination and marginalization, access to media can give them voice and create a shared awareness of their plight.

And in an era of pressing global challe Continue reading

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