JIS News

On May 3, World Press Freedom Day, journalists, media organisations and most governments across the world will reaffirm the principles of a free, independent and pluralistic press and support the right of journalists to practise their profession without coercion or hindrance, as well as salute those who have died on the job.
In observance of this important occasion locally, a two-day international conference will be hosted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at the Jamaica Conference Centre from May 2 to 3.
Chairperson of the National Commission of Jamaica, UNESCO, and Minister of Education, Youth and Culture, Maxine Henry Wilson, will start the proceedings on May 2, with welcome and opening remarks, followed by a keynote address by Ko