World Press Freedom Day 2014: advancing the development agenda

News - 2 May, 2014

World Press Freedom day is an opportunity to celebrate the fundamental principles of freedom of the press, raise awareness around violations of press freedom and encourage steps which work towards press freedom across the world. World Press Freedom Day 2014 on 3rd May draws the discussion into the realm of development, focusing on the role […]

Human Rights Day 2013: pushing the agenda

News - 10 December, 2013

Since 1950, two years after the adoption by the UN’s General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 10 December has been celebrated annually as International Human Rights Day. Human rights day 2013 marks 20 years since the establishment of the mandate of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Wilton Park has been instrumental […]

World Press Freedom Day: celebrating and promoting freedom of expression

News - 3 May, 2012

In the context of the observance of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, we reflect on contributions made to the promotion of freedom of expression and the progress still needed. Proclaimed at the UN General Assembly in 1993, World Press Freedom Day has been observed annually on 3 May ever since. The day aims […]