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World Press Freedom Day: 03 May


World Press Freedom Day: 03 May


World Press Freedom Day is observed globally on 3 May every year. It is also known as World Press Day.

World Press Freedom Day Observed to spread awareness about the importance of Freedom of Press in functioning, information providing, its significance and to awaken the government of its duty to uphold and respect the right to freedom of expression.

World Press Freedom Day 2020's Theme is “Journalism without Fear or Favour”.

In December 1993, the UN General Assembly proclaimed World Press Freedom Day, following the recommendation of UNESCO's General Conference. 


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