WBU Statement on the Conflict in Gaza

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WBU Statement on 2024 World Press Freedom Day

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Statement of the WBU to SCCR 45 Meeting on the proposed WIPO Broadcasting Treaty

The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU), representing broadcasting organizations from all regions of the world, have released a statement to be presented to the 45th Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/45) at WIPO. The SCCR will be held April 15-19, 2024. Read the full statement.

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World Radio Day Feb 13, 2024

Proclaimed in 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as a UN International Day, February 13 became World Radio Day (WRD). World Radio Day’s theme in 2024 shines a broad floodlight on Radio’s remarkable past, relevant present and promise of a dynamic future.

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Investigative Journalism and the Right to Report – A World Press Freedom Day Webinar

The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU), with support from the EBU and UN, hosted a one-hour webinar on 3 May, 2023 to endorse World Press Freedom Day (WPFD). Under the theme ‘Shaping a Future of Rights - Freedom of expression as a driver for all other human rights’ they will bring together international speakers to emphasize the value of investigative journalism. You can view the webinar video here with the passcode: PwQ.n55# This year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the WPFD and the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. And yet, the world ...

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