Helsingin Sanomat Foundation renews its support to UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
Photo Mr Moez Chakchouck right and Ms Tarja Turtia left from UNESCO with Ms Ulla Koski president of the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation while visiting the Päivälehti Museum Last May 2019 Myanmar reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were released from prison after more than 500 days behind bars The Reuters journalists conviction to seven years in jail sparked an international outcry The announcement of their release prompted a display of solidarity message from the international community as well as expressions of support to the importance of press freedom around the world Four days before the announcement Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were the recipients of the UNESCOGuillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
Interview with Fethi Mansouri - Advancing a new social contract in the post-Covid-19 era?
Professor Fethi Mansouri PhD UNESCO Chairholder Cultural Diversity and Social Justice at the Deakin University Melbourne Australia and UNITWIN Convenor Interreligious Dialogue and Intercultural Understanding IDIU shares his views on the impact of COVID19 on intercultural dialogue New forms of solidarity and dialogue are emerging at a time when social distancing seems to be the only efficient blockade to the pandemic At the same time massive economic disparities and access to health care are being pushed to the limit with inevitable consequences on the rise of racism and discriminations Are we ready to engage in a new social contract in view of the postCOVID19 era
The socio-cultural implications of COVID-19
Professor Fethi Mansouri UNESCO Chairholder for Cultural Diversity and Social Justice at Deakin University Melbourne Australia and UNITWIN Convenor for Interreligious Dialogue and Intercultural Understanding shares his views on the sociocultural implications of COVID19