Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Helen LaFave At the World Press Freedom Day Commemoration

The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 as a day to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on its independence, and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives practicing their profession.  Read More»

Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the World Press Freedom

On World Press Freedom Day, recognized around the world on May 3, we highlight the critical role of independent media in facilitating the open exchange of information and ideas so vital to free, prosperous, and secure democratic societies. Read More»

Statement by Ambassador Miller on World Press Freedom Day 2020 

On World Press Freedom Day, May 3, the United States joins countries around the world to reaffirm the universal right of free expression and the essential role press freedom plays in protecting democracy and keeping citizens informed and safe.  Read More»
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