UNESCO and its partners celebrate World Press Freedom Day


On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, marked every year on 3 May, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Regional Office in Beirut (UNESCO Beirut) organized today a conference entitled, "Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation".

The event was held in partnership with the Ministry of Information and in collaboration with the United Nations Information Center in Beirut (UNIC Beirut), the Media Association for Peace (MAP) and JUSTICIA. The gathering, hosted by UNESCO Beirut Office, was held under the auspices of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and in the presence of the Minister of Information Jamal Al Jarrah.