Last week to apply for UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize

  • Source: UNESCO
  • February 7, 2024

Until next Feb. 15, nominations will be received for the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, which each year “honours a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and, or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, and especially when this has been achieved in the face of danger.”

UNESCO Member States, as well as international and regional professional non-governmental organizations working in journalism and press freedom may send their nominees.

The name of the award honors the Colombian journalist Guillermo Cano Isaza, murdered on Dec. 17, 1986 in front of the facilities of El Espectador, his newspaper.


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