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GRACARO Joins the International Community to Celebrate World Press Freedom Day

GRACARO, in collaboration with media professionals, journalists, and freedom advocates worldwide, proudly joins the global community in celebrating World Press Freedom Day 2024. This significant occasion serves as a reminder of the fundamental principles of press freedom, the importance of independent journalism, and the critical role it plays in fostering democracy, transparency, and social progress.

World Press Freedom Day is commemorated annually on 3 May to honor the core values of press freedom and safeguard journalists’ independence against threats. It underscores the challenges of pursuing a career in journalism. The theme for World Press Freedom Day 2024 is “A Press for the Planet: Journalism in the Face of the environmental crisis”.

Each year brings a new theme for World Press Freedom Day. The day ensures the public can get information and that the government respects people’s expression. It also raises awareness about challenges journalists and media face globally, like threats and censorship. World Press Freedom Day recognizes journalists’ work in sharing information and supporting press freedom. It reminds governments to help media grow safely and protect journalists.

This occasion commemorates the core values of press freedom and safeguarding the independence of the media. Its purpose is to guarantee public access to information and uphold the people’s freedom of expression from government interference. Additionally, this day seeks to increase understanding of the obstacles encountered by journalists and media entities globally, such as risks, aggression, and censorship.

The climate and biodiversity are not only affecting the environment and ecosystems but also impacting the lives of countless individuals worldwide. Their stories of grief deserve to be known and shared. The role of journalists is crucial. It is through their work, their courage and their perseverance that we can know what is happening across the planet. They work on the frontlines of our collective struggle for our planet’s well-being and livable conditions. On this World Press Freedom Day, let’s celebrate their tireless efforts in shaping a better tomorrow.

As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to upholding the principles of press freedom, defending the rights of journalists, and empowering individuals to make informed decisions. Together, we can build a world where the press thrives as a pillar of democracy, transparency and social progress.


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