Media policy is to provide the conditions for the free formation of opinion, the free exchange of ideas and real opportunities to scrutinise various phenomena and activities in society. To do this, a variety of high-quality media are needed. Media policy covers film, the daily press, radio and TV, and the protection of children and young people from harmful effects of the media.
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Ending Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Strengthening the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity was Op-ed by Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke and Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General, in Geneva. Published in Huffington Post the 29th of June.
Speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke in Geneva
Speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke at the Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Strengthening the Implementation of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity held the 29th of June.
Speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke at Stockholm Internet Forum
"The media must be able to operate in an environment free of fear. Journalists must be able to investigate important issues and express informed opinion without fear of prosecution. In order for the media to be able to fulfill its’ corner stone role in a democracy, journalists, bloggers, media organizations and individuals must be allowed to discuss and debate issues freely and safely", said Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke.
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