UNESCO launches World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development report

UNESCO launches World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development report

UNESCO on Monday launched its global report on World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development.
The report deals with contemporary developments in press freedom and the safety of journalists.
UNESCO Director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, Guy Berger said the report is unique and is becoming as influential as Unesco's Global Monitoring Report on Education.
The report was developed with funding from the Swedish government.
Sweden's Minister of Culture and Democracy, Alice Bah Kuhnke said the report gives an insight into the major challenges faced by the media worldwide.
Also speaking at the occasion was the Strategic Coordinator of the Namibia Media Trust, Zoe Titus who pointed out that the multitude of issues facing the media makes the global report extremely relevant and important.
Reporters Without Borders also hailed the global report.
The report is available on https://en.unesco.org/world-media-trends-2017