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UNESCO World Press Freedom Day May 3, 2016

UNESCO media conference to look at journalism in a digital era

News professionals and executives from some of the world’s leading media, academics, media law experts and representatives of press freedom organizations will explore the future of professional journalism in the digital environment at a two-day conference at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris, on 16 and 17 February. Continue reading

US refuses to pay dues to UNESCO because of pro-Palestine vote

The United States of America has announced that it will withhold a US$60-million payment from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) because of an almost unanimous vote to accept Palestine as a member of the  organisation. Continue reading