UNESCO and the Government of Costa Rica will jointly host the 20th World Press Freedom Day in San Jose, Costa Rica from 2-4 May 2013.
UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
One of the highlights of World Press Freedom Day is the award ceremony on 3 May for the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.
Imprisoned Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu is the winner of the 2013 UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. Ms Alemu was recommended by an independent international jury of media professionals in recognition of her “exceptional courage, resistance and commitment to freedom of expression.”