Kazakhstan: Press conference and the planting of trees on the occasion of the celebration of the World Press Freedom Day

27 April 2016

On 28 April 2016 International Foundation for Protection of Freedom of Speech "Adil soz" with the support of the UNESCO Almaty Office organized celebration of the World Press Freedom Day 2016. The main theme:
Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms: This Is Your Right!

50 journalists, international and non-governmental organizations and students participated in the event.

The press-conference was held at 11 am at the National Press Club, the Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, delivered to the participants.

At the end of the press-conference the planting of trees was organized in national park on Medeo, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The aim of the action is to improve the situation on access to public information and consolidation of the journalistic community for protecting their professional rights.

Press conference at the National Press Club UNESCO Almaty

The action dedicated to the problem of the restricting of the provision of public information.

Participants of the press-conference UNESCO Almaty

Planting trees UNESCO Almaty

Permanent link: http://en.unesco.kz/kazakhstan-press-conference-and-the-planting-of-trees-on-the-occasion-of-the-celebration