UNESCO, Latvia Government Host 2015 WPFD


The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Government of Latvia will co-host the 2015 World Press Freedom Day’s (WPFD) main event and the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony in May.

The WPFD 2015 main celebration in Riga, Latvia from May 2 to 4, 2015 is an official event within the framework of the Latvian Presidency of the EU Council in 2015.

The event will have other side events at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga on May 2, 2015. Main events including the Opening Ceremony, Plenary Sessions, Parallel Roundtable Sessions, and the Award Ceremony of the prestigious UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Day will take place at the new National Library on May 3 and 4, 2015 while an evening reception will be hosted by the President of Latvia at the National Railway Museum on May 3, 2015

For more information for the different events, kindly click the following links