Delegation to the Republic of Korea

Europe Day 2016


10/05/2016 - EU celebrates Press Freedom Day 2016

Press Freedom Day is a day of utmost importance. As the High Representative of the European Union, Frederica Mogherini, says, "the right to freedom of opinion and expression includes freedom to seek, receive and impart information. It is a key component of democratic governance and development."

In the spirit of celebrating this special day, the EU delegation to South Korea and EU member states have prepared an info graphic which synthesise the various ways Press Freedom exists and thrives in the EU.

03/05/2016 - Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day 3 May 2016

On this day we celebrate the World Press Freedom Day. On the 25th anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration the EU wishes to recall the principle that "the establishment, maintenance and fostering of an independent, pluralistic and free press is essential to the development and maintenance of democracy in a nation, and for economic development".

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