Side Event to World Press Freedom Day: Promoting Diversity of Cultural Expressions and Artistic Freedom in a Digital Age


2005 Convention marks World Press Freedom Day 2016 with an event in Helsinki, Finland. See programme ( for more détails.
This side-event is held in the context of World Press Freedom Day celebrations and within the framework of the Finnish 2016 Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers and one of the core themes of the Nordic Council of Ministers Strategy for Nordic Cultural Co-operation "The Intercultural Nordic Region". The event is arranged in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Culture. It will serve to discuss new challenges for development in cultural policy making, around the findings of UNESCO’s first Global Report to monitor the implementation of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.